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These 2 bets don’t want transgender women to join Miss PH Earth

Jun 03 2021 04:06 PM Two candidates for this year's Miss Philippines Earth disapprove of transgender women joining beauty pageants for natural-born women amid discussions on inclusivity of members of the LGBTQ+ community. In a virtual press conference, representatives from El Nido, Palawan and Caloocan City were asked about their stand on transgender women joining the national pageant. Miss El Nido Daena Yapparcon expressed her disapproval, explaining that beauty pageants for women celebrate femininity. Yapparcon went on to suggest having separate pageants for the transgender women “to celebrate their own beauty.”“I do believe that beauty pageants celebrate the beauty of women, the natural beauty of women.

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