Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) rights in Spain have undergone several significant "Miss Universe Spain crowns its first transgender queen, Angela Ponce". GMA News Online. Retrieved 15 December ^ "First transgender. Spanish Church defends bishop in 'gay cure' controversy Miss Spain hopeful aims for beauty pageant history as first transgender. A year-old trans woman was crowned Miss Universe-Spain on Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community's celebration of Pride.
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By Chris Pleasance for MailOnline. A former Miss Spain winner has become the first champion of the competition to come out as gay. Patrician Yurena revealed her sexuality by posting a picture of herself lying on bed with her girlfriend Miss Klein, a Spanish DJ and singer. Called 'Romeo and Juliet', the picture has already attracted nearly 5, likes since it was posted on Homosexual three days ago. Scroll down espana video. Patricia Yurena posted this image, called 'Romeo and Juliet', on her Instagram page.
It shows her laying down and gazing into the eyes of girlfriend Vanesa Klein, a Spanish DJ and singer. Miss Yurena, who won the Miss Spain competition in andis the first champion to come out as gay. According to The Localshe said: 'I don't regret what I did and I homosexual it because I'm happy about what's going on in my life.
She later added on Twitter: 'Thanks for all your comments. I published the picture espana spontaneously and in an impulsive manner. Thank you for all your support. Miss Yurena is a two-time espana of the Spanish beauty contest, lifting the trophy in homosexual Miss Yurena follows in the footsteps of Miss Kentucky winner Djuan Trent who miss out as gay earlier this year.
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The image got nearly 5, likes on the photo sharing site when Miss Yurena right posted it three days ago. In a blog post written on February 20 she revealed her struggle to come to terms with her sexuality, saying she wondered why God had 'made me wrong'.
She added: 'Ideally, Miss would love to one day live in a society where coming out is no longer necessary because we don't make assumptions about one homosexual sexuality and homophobia is laid to rest. But if you want to see that ideal become a reality and you have the courage to change history. Share this article Share. Share or comment on miss article: Former Miss Spain Patricia Yurena becomes first winner to come out as gay e-mail.
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The verbal assaults and online bashing are just a sliver of the hazards faced by transpeople. Worldwide data shows that transpeople are also targets of hate crimes defined as acts of violence that intentionally selects a victim because of who they are. Hatred and prejudice are the main motivations behind a hate crime and their objective is mainly to terrorize an entire group of people.
According to a report by Human Rights Council, sexual orientation is the third highest reason for committing a hate crime. Race and religion are the other top two reasons. At least 20 murders took place in the Philippines and most were against transwomen. Activists say that the number is likely higher. Some acts of violence go unreported because of shame or because the victim does not want to be outed.
In some instances, law enforcement is not properly equipped to identify a hate crime and will simply classify the incident as physical assault or homicide. Sure, some people will justify their social media posts as expressions of their opinion, certainly not anything that is close to carrying out a hate crime.
But think about how our words are read and perceived by others and how they can serve to validate their own hate and aggression. Inclusion is a bumpy process. We could all use more education about transpeople and the LGBT community in general. So what do acceptance equality look like? Start by checking out these SOGIE infographics prepared by AssortEdge, a media organization that specializes in explanatory journalism.