Tag: Miss USA

Kataluna Enriquez To Become First-Ever Transgender Contestant Competing in Miss USA

In another historic example of inclusion and representation, newly crowned Miss Nevada Kataluna Enriquez will become the first-ever transgender pageant winner to compete for the Miss USA title. Dan Avery of NBC News reported on Enriquez’s win at the Miss Nevada pageant on Sunday, June 27, a precursor to the…

Archived: Hispanic Groups Show Unity, Strength in Response to Trump

The continuing blowback to Donald Trump’s comments that Mexicans are “rapists” and “drug dealers,” among other things, has grown to proportions Trump himself may not have anticipated, with pressure from Latino groups coming on very strong. Soon after his remarks, which Trump made in announcing his presidential campaign, Univision Communications…

Archived: Trump Calls Mexican Immigrants 'Rapists'

Donald Trump’s recent comments insulting Mexican people by calling them “rapists,” though he assumes “some are good people,” has caused Univision Communications to drop its broadcast of the Miss USA pageant, and NBC to distance itself from one of its top reality stars. “Univision Communications is ending the company’s business…