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Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 03/25/2012

In other news. . . . : Miss Canada Universe contestant disqualified over sex change


Jenna Talackova, center with fellow contestants at the Miss International Queen pageant in Thailand in 2010. (Cchristophe Archambault/AFP/Getty Images)
There’s a new beauty pageant scandal to catch up on, and it’s a doozy: Jenna Talackova was abruptly disqualified from the Miss Canada Universe pageant — a Trump-owned feeder for the Miss Universe show — after word got around that she was born male. Talackova, 22, has said she began hormone treatments at 14 and had sex-change surgery at 19. She told the Vancouver Sun she considered her ouster a “human rights” issue. Pageant reps said only that she did not meet competition requirements.

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