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