Who Is Angela Ponce, Miss Universe 2018 Transgender Contestant? Know All About Miss Universe Spain and See Her Hottest Photos
Miss Universe 2018 Transgender Contestant Angela Ponce (Photo Credits: angelaponceofficial/ Instagram)

Stunning contestants representing their respective nations are going to hit the runway at the Miss Universe 2018. The 64th edition of the beauty pageant will be reportedly hosted at Impact, Muang Thong Thani in Bangkok, Thailand. Miss Universe 2017 South Africa’s Demi Leigh Nel Peters will crown her successor at the end of the pageant. As the countdown has already begun, the supermodels are all busy in their preparations to hit the grand stage. This year, Miss Universe is breaking new ground with the first transgender contestant to ever compete for the crown and not to mention, her bold pictures have already doubled our excitement. Angela Ponce at Miss Universe 2018: Miss Spain and Transgender Contestant Reveals Her Desire to Become a Mother. 

After winning Miss Spain 2018 crown, beating 22 other beauty queens, Angela Ponce is on every news headlines now. Apart from standing confidently as an inspiration to the transgender community, Ponce’s hottest pictures speak why the revolutionary beauty queen deserves all the attention that she is rightfully getting.

Who is Angela Ponce?

According to various media outlets, Ponce at the age of 11 first began to explore her gender identity. In 2014, she then completed her transition in April 2014. And since then, there has been no looking back for her. The 5 feet 9-inch tall beauty queen earlier took part in Miss World Spain 2015, but could not win the competition. But instead, the failure motivated her and she participated again this year and gracefully won the 2018 Miss Spain crown.

In one of her Instagram posts, Ponce expressed that she wants to be a voice of “inclusion, respect and diversity not only for the LGBTQ+ community but also for the entire world.” Miss Spain Angela Ponce Becomes First Transwoman to Compete in Miss Universe Contest: See Pictures of Gorgeous Beauty Queen. 

Miss Spain 2018 Crowning Moment!

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La vida está llena de retos, de desafíos, comprender eso en mi vida ha hecho que hoy haya cumplido un sueño que siempre tuve, para ello lo único que necesite fue convertir cada obstáculo que se me presentaba como una oportunidad de crecimiento. Desde mi tenacidad, con constancia, disciplina, respeto, amor a mi misma cierro con La Corona del Miss Universo España una etapa donde camine de la mano de mi familia y amigos recibiendo siempre su apoyo y amor incondicional, sin ellos nada de esto sería posible. @daniela_fundacion por permitirme crecer y ser mejor persona a su lado. Y a mis preparadores @juliomatamoros_hair y @jorgematamorosmakeup por confiar en mi y regalarme su tiempo, sus conocimientos y su ilusión. Hoy comienza un nuevo ciclo para mí, comprometida conmigo misma, con mi misión de vida, con España, voy rumbo al @missuniverse, con la conciencia y el compromiso de llevar adelante un mensaje de inclusión, respeto, tolerancia, amor por uno mismo, amor por los demás. De la mano de @orgbemiss y @guillermoescobaroficial, llevando a adelante nuestro slogam: “SOMOS MÁS DE LO QUE VES”, les doy las Gracias por acompañarme en este maravilloso viaje, por creer en mí, por darme la oportunidad de poner un granito de arena por una sociedad que merece cambios, dejar una huella sembrada en cada ser humano que la vida me ponga en mi camino. Gracias por cada mensaje lleno de amor que me han enviado...

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Ponce who became a model at age 18, detailed her experiences of transphobia in the industry. She was recently quoted in People as saying, “The fashion industry likes to talk about freedom and creativity, but many times I’ve gone to a casting and they’ve given me the job, and then later my agency calls and says they’ve changed their minds, because they’ve found out I’m a trans woman. I would just burst into tears.”

That look!

She added, “I’m showing that trans women can be whatever they want to be: a teacher, a mother, a doctor, a politician and even Miss Universe.”

Hotness alert!!!

 

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Flare 🔥 by @lmgomezpozo Make up @atinia hairdresser @juanstyler team @teammalaga

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The Miss Universe pageant will be held on December 17, 2018, with beauty queens from all over the world. Ponce’s participation is a huge deal because, until 2012, no transgender contestants were allowed to walk at the Miss Universe runway.

The Epitome of Elegance...

 

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Due corpi lontani, due cuori distanti, due menti vicine, due anime unite.

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After weeks of debate, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) announced this significant change in their policy by allowing women who are transgender to participate in its beauty contests.

All set to slay the Miss Universe 2018 ramp!

 

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On my way... Next stop Bangkok! 🇪🇸👑♥️ #MissUniverse #MissUniverso • 👗 @charoazcona

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Ponce has grown to become the clear favourite with her bold appearances. Notwithstanding, it will indeed be great to see all the participants slaying it on the ramp at Miss Universe 2018 in Bangkok. The titleholder will become the face of many top brands and will walk the red carpets of the most significant and glamorous events of the world.