Reigning Miss Universe Says Trans Women Should Have Beauty Pageants of Their Own
November 14 2013 6:02 PM ET

Miss Universe: Trans Women Should Have Their Own Pageant

Jase Peeples

The recently crowned winner of the Miss Universe Pageant says trans woman should not be allowed to compete for the title because the contest is 'made for women.'

WATCH: Thomas Roberts Blasts Anti-LGBT Law on Russian TV
November 10 2013 3:04 PM ET

Thomas Roberts Blasts Anti-LGBT Law on Russian TV

Sunnivie Brydum

Speaking with the government-backed network RT just before he cohosted the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Russia, Roberts called the national ban on so-called gay propaganda 'definitive discrimination.'

WATCH: Thomas Roberts Hasn't Personally Experienced Russian Homophobia
November 08 2013 3:10 PM ET

WATCH: Thomas Roberts Hasn't Experienced Russian Homophobia

Sunnivie Brydum

The out MSNBC anchor filed reports from Moscow about Russia's anti-LGBT laws, the Miss Universe competition he's there to host, and the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Thomas Roberts on Russia: Have a Little Faith in Me
October 23 2013 3:10 PM ET

Interview: Thomas Roberts Defends His Russia Trip

Sunnivie Brydum

In this exclusive interview, Thomas Roberts says he's 'dismayed' by the vocal criticism of his decision to host the 2013 Miss Universe Pageant in Moscow.

Thomas Roberts Will Go to Russia to 'Prove There's Hope'
October 17 2013 5:37 PM ET October 23 2013 11:37 PM ET

WATCH: Thomas Roberts's 'Tremendous Hypocrisy' in Russia

Sunnivie Brydum

The out MSNBC anchor will serve as a cohost of the 2013 Miss Universe pageant, scheduled to take place in Moscow this November.