Voters in other states embraced transgender candidates.In Virginia, Danica Roem defeated 13-term incumbent Robert G.
"I really wasn't supposed to be engaged as Miss America," says Cantrell, 22. Though attempts have been made to reinvigorate the pageant for younger audiences, no amount of rebranding can paper over Miss America's dubious history of "championing" women, critics say. Founded in 1921 as a spectacle to keep people on the boardwalk past Labor Day, Miss America remains an American antique, latched to a vintage rendering of the "ideal" woman."She's supposed to be America's sweetheart," she says of Miss America. "There she is, Miss America," goes the old song, crooned for years by pageant host Bert Parks.“Our status as trans people,” he said, “is no longer disqualifying.” Being transgender means identifying with a gender different from the one in which you were born.Although some people opt for surgery, it isn’t required to make a transition, and neither is hormone therapy, which would result in a more gradual process.I don’t remember much else except that somehow I ended up on the ground and it felt like a few of them were punching and kicking me and it seemed to last for ever but I guess it was just a few seconds.
I did hear people telling them to stop and presumably trying to pull them off but I’ve no idea who these people were or if anyone was really trying to help.
Anyway, they finally got my camera which went flying somewhere.
Witnesses posted videos of the incident in London to You Tube, but the videos were removed as violating “Content Guidelines” at You Tube.
Meanwhile, as reports of the London attack spread on social media, transgender activists — including pornographer “Zinnia Jones,” a/k/a “Satana Kennedy” — began mocking the victim and justifying the attack.
Wednesday’s event in London was organized to discuss proposed changes to Britain’s 2004 Gender Recognition Act.
An openly transgender person was elected to office in Pennsylvania for the first time Tuesday, making him one of several transgender candidates across the nation to emerge victorious — and giving hope to an American community that has felt under attack by the Trump administration.