And her participation in the competition has been praised by fans, who particularly loved her mermaid-like evening gown and her flamenco dancer dress in the category on national costumes. Sign in. Who hasn't had to deal with bullying? View this post on Instagram. Now more than ever, we need to remember to be kinder and more supportive of one another, transgender or not, differing opinions or not. This is the perfect metaphor for a transgender person—whether or not that trans individual fully transitions, or looks completely feminine or masculine. One wrote:
Who hasn't had to deal with bullying?
I only need to be here. No one transgender person, or any person for that matter, is the same, so why do we all need to meet the same beauty standard? Angela, 27, says that by taking part she hopes to highlight how misunderstood the transgender community is, and she also intends to send a message to Donald Trump.
This year's Miss Universe title ended up going to Miss Philippines, Catriona Gray, who was said to have been an early favourite.