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Miss Universe

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

May 17 2021 3:27 PM

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

July 02 2018 2:34 PM

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

September 30 2016 3:26 PM

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.'

November 14 2013 6:02 PM

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.'

November 10 2013 3:04 PM

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.

November 08 2013 3:10 PM