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Miss Italia refuses trans women in competition

26 Jul 2023


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Rights at stake and state’s obligations

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Patrizia Mirigliani, patron of the Miss Italia competition, reiterated that there will be no opening to the participation of transgender people in the beauty contest, as contestants “must be born women”. Trans activist Vladimir Luxuria described this decision as “out of time”.

See: Repubblica