Sruthy Sithara became the first Indian to win a pageant that celebrates trans activism across the world.
The pageant is watched by an estimated 500 million people worldwide.
Hear it now, via NPR, before its official release tomorrow
Pageants don't exactly have a reputation for fostering positive body image.
Four contestants from Donald Trump's 1997 Miss Teen USA pageant and one from his 2001 Miss USA pageant remember him waltzing through the changing room while young women were undressed.
It’s another troubling example of an emerging trend.
Miss Amazing is all about self-confidence, celebrating individuality, and giving girls and women with disabilities the chance to shine.
She was found buried in a riverbank along with her sister, having apparently been shot at least twice in the back.