Topic: LGBT rights

Video: Donald Trump Dicusses Transgender Miss Universe Contestant Jenna Talackova

Video: Donald Trump Dicusses Transgender Miss Universe Contestant Jenna Talackova

If you’ve been watching/reading coverage of the Miss Universe pageant’s dealings with transgender contestant Jenna Talackova and wondering “but what does Miss Universe owner Donald Trump have to say about it?” you’re in luck. The hairpiece-loving gazillionaire spoke with ABC’s Katie Couric earlier today about the controversy, and he was his usual, Trump-y self. More »

Gallery: Five Facts About Transgender Miss Universe Contestant Jenna Talackova

Gallery: Five Facts About Transgender Miss Universe Contestant Jenna Talackova

As I noted in my updated post earlier today, the Miss Universe pageant has decided to let transgender contestant Jenna Talackova back into the competition. But that might not be enough for her. In a statement released earlier today by her attorney, Talackova said that she will not be satisfied until Donald Trump eliminates all anti-transgender discrimination from the pageant’s rules. Until that happens, she and her attorney “will be considering all of Jenna’s legal options.” Good for her! But who is this plucky, blonde, trans rights warrior? I internet stalked her a little bit to find out. More »