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1st transgender Miss Nevada speaks out about the importance of visibility

1st transgender Miss Nevada speaks out about the importance of visibility

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Kataluna Enriquez is the first trans woman contestant in the Miss USA competition, and she plans to use her platform to inspire and bring visibility to the LGBTQ+ community. SUBSCRIBE to GMA's YouTube page: https://bit.ly/2Zq0dU5 VISIT GMA's homepage: https://www.goodmorningamerica.com SIGN UP to get the daily GMA Wake-Up Newsletter: https://gma.abc/2Vzcd5j FOLLOW GMA: TikTok: https://tiktok.com/@gma Facebook: https://facebook.com/GoodMorningAmerica Twitter: https://twitter.com/gma Instagram: https://instagram.com/GoodMorningAmerica WATCH full episodes: https://abc.go.com/shows/good-morning-america https://hulu.tv/2YnifTH #GMA #Transgender #MissNevada #LGBTQ
Miss Juneteenth is "a different kind of pageantry" honoring ancestors | USA TODAY

Miss Juneteenth is "a different kind of pageantry" honoring ancestors | USA TODAY

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The Juneteenth holiday is now official, but in Delaware, the Miss Juneteenth pageant has been educating youngsters and their families for 24 years. RELATED: What is Juneteenth? The holiday's history and significance, explained. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bnDt8PqcYic Backstage at a downtown hotel, Saniya Gay, the reigning Delaware Miss Juneteenth, is holding court among a sea of sequins and the smell of hot curling irons. Gay, who was crowned the first National Miss Juneteenth last year, offers advice to the nine girls, ages 8 to 17, who are about to take the stage for the 2021 Delaware Juneteenth Family Enrichment Program and Pageant — one of whom she will crown as her successor. This group has been preparing the pageant for six months doing community service, writing essays and takin...