"Having a vagina doesn't make a woman."
Angela Ponce is the first transgender woman to compete for the title of Miss Universe, and she's said to be a heavy favorite to win.
Ponce, a 27-year old model from Seville, bested her fellow countrywomen in Spain's top beauty pageant
The Blast celebrity website reported Tuesday that Ponce is far-and-away the frontrunner going into the pageant, at least by the reckoning of internet odds-makers.
"As the competition nears, online bookies are taking action, and Ponce has grown to become the clear favorite with current odds of +600," Blast said. "The folks at MyBookie.ag compiled their list of where all the countries currently stand. To put it in perspective, the Miss USA Sarah Rose Summers has odds of +2,000 if she wins the whole competition."
Ironically, given his antagonism of transgender Americans, President Donald Trump is in part responsible for Ponce's success. Trump was the owner of the Miss Universe pageant in 2012 when the rules were changed to allow transgender competitors.
Since new broke that Ponce would be making history, she has been widely
shoutout to the new Miss Universe Spain, a beautiful trans woman by the name of Angela Ponce pic.twitter.com/oYjron4tyh— We’re in Jingle Hell浪 (@femmetron9000) July 1, 2018
“Having a vagina doesn’t make a woman,” she said.
In 2015 Glamour magazine awarded Caitlyn Jenner, a man, "Woman of the year". Currently, Angela Ponce, a man, is front runner to win the Miss Universe pageant. Liberals are making sure men rule everything.— Jose Roberto (@JoseRobSanchez) December 5, 2018
Ponce, for one, doesn't buy it. She denied to The Times that being transgender has been anything like a leg-up in her career.
“When I hear that all the girls won’t be competing in equal conditions, I say that’s right, but only because I’ve actually had to make double the amount of efforts to get there, because I wasn’t gifted everything by nature,” she said.
She added that her physique is all-natural except for her breast augmentation and v