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Miss Universe Contestants Use Fashion to Protest Racism, Homophobia

This year's pageant was much more than a swimsuit competition.

Trans Woman Makes History, Will Compete for Spain in Miss Universe

Angela Ponce won the Miss Universe crown for Spain and now becomes the first trans woman to compete internationally.

Did Donald Trump Mess With the Wrong 'Criminal' Beauty Queen?

In a series of early-morning tweets, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump went after former Miss Universe Alicia Machado.

Miss Universe: Trans Women Should Have Their Own Pageant

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.'

Thomas Roberts Blasts Anti-LGBT Law on Russian TV

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 Experienced Russian Homophobia

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.

Interview: Thomas Roberts Defends His Russia Trip

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.

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

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