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First trans teen in Miss England competition leads heat

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  1. Christine Beckett 16 Jan 2012, 5:20pm

    Good for her! :-)

    All the best in the rest of the heats.

    chrissie
    xxx

  2. Sad Christians caused her to almost kill herself because of who she is. Where else do you think the anti trans hate comes from. They are the only group to speak openly against what they believe. What they believe is their business and not the business of others who do not want it and we should not be forced to suffer just because they think they are right. She is a beautiful lady who deserves to live as much as anyone else. I hope she wins.

    1. Wait sorry, I’m not going to draw this out because i’ll probably never check the article again, but i’m pretty sure that transphobia comes from places which definitely aren’t christian too, especially for kids, Even if you want to blame ANY religion take your pick of all of them, there will be sections who will claim being trans is wrong. It is not stated in the article that it was transphobic christians, so don’t assume it is. Look into the religion you’ll find many accepting people within it, It covers a wide spectrum of people, including LGBT people,

      Just to point out, i am a Bi, Trans Christian, The most helpful person in my transition (except my girlfriend) at this point has been my old vicar, closely followed by another, christian friend.
      This is bigotry as much as evangelist hate towards the LGBT community is, and no more acceptable. Please stop the hypocrisy of ‘I’m being discriminated against, because every last one of this group of people hates me for being gay’

      1. I agree. It’s bad enough that LGBT people are stereotyped, to add religion on top of that only causes more isolation. I used to be quite anti-religious, but really that was just part of the cycle of bitterness I was in, for my own self hate caused by religion. Eventually, we must all move on – with the support of others – and know that really one is the only person who can help oneself. Let’s be logical about this: no philosophical (evidence or faith based) theory is solely responsible for discrimination. The responsibility falls solely on those who commit acts of discrimination, and instead we should focus all of our anger directly at them, lest we unintentionally isolate ourselves and allow those guilty to continue their tirade of attacks.

  3. Excellent story. I support her 100%!!! I wish I had a mother like hers back when I was young. I shared on Facebook and titled it Knock ‘em dead, Tiger! I did that because I think she is beautiful and will go for the win.

  4. DJ Sheepiesheep 16 Jan 2012, 7:05pm

    Go girl!

  5. Very best wishes, Jackie. Your natural beauty stands out from the rest.

  6. She’s hot!

  7. U go gorgous<3 and robert, not all christians are full of hate.they also aren't the only bullys. I'm christian n I'm behind this girl 100%, is pleaser don't group is all in a box. N anybody who wants to take a shot at me, remer don't judge lest ur her jugded(: god bless<3

  8. She’s gorgeous~ <3

  9. Melissa Brown 16 Jan 2012, 9:13pm

    So proud of her!

  10. Best of luck to her!

    (We have a ‘Miss England’ competition? Since when? *sigh*)

    1. Well the first Miss England was in 1928, so since 84 years ago. I’m willing to bet it’s older than you so I’m surprised you’re shocked to hear about it!
      Miss England is a great platform to raise awareness on so she is doing a sterling job and should be proud of herself, such a brave thing to enter when there’s so many narrow minded people about!

  11. All the best to you – you have natural beauty!

  12. Wishing her the best of luck, I only wish Canada was as open and supportive as the U.K. is.

  13. carrie baker 17 Jan 2012, 12:17am

    You must stand behind mis Trans England, and encourage her, as a lgbt support group, Now listen, the highest ranking gay in England, yes YOU MUST SUE THE CHURCH FOR ITS HATE CRIMES AND BIGOTRY AND DISCRIMINATIONS, THESE PLACES ARE NOT REALLY CHURCHES ANYWAY THEY ARE RELIGIOUS OCCULTS DEVISED BY BAD MEN AND WOMEN IN TWISTED SORITIES AND FRATERNITIES ALL THE WAY BACK IN THEIR COLLEGE YEARS, CLICKS OF BAD PEOPLE IN CONSPIRACIES AND MALICE AGAINST ANYONE WHO THEY PERSONALLY DONT LIKE THEY TRY AND BRAIN WASH THE NATION TO FOLLOW ALONG WITH THEIR ABUSE OR JEALOUSY OF THESE PEOPLE INCLUDING CHILDREN WHO GET CAUGHT UP IN THE VICIOUNESS, AND ABUSE OF OTHER AND COMMIT SUICIDES BECAUSE OF RELIGIOUS HATE GROUPS OF MALICE AND POISONOUS TEACHING OF EVIL HATRED , ALL RELIGIOUS ORDERS OF HATRED AND WHO DEFAMATE AND CAUSE DISCRIMINATIONS AND HATE ATTACKS OF OTHERS SHOULD BE HIGHLY REPRIMANDED, THESE ARE JUST BAD PEOPLE , NO ONE DEITY, JUST BOYS AND GIRLS TURNED BAD AN STILL BAD MEN AND WOMEN ABUSING

  14. carrie baker 17 Jan 2012, 12:24am

    ENGLAND WILL HAVE TO STEP UP AND OTHER HUMAN RIGHTS PLACES AND SET A PREDENCE OF SERIOUSNESS AND SERIOUS HIGH REPRIMANDS AGAINST ALL HATE MONGERS OF ABUSE, NO TOLERANCE FOR BIGOTRY AND RACISM MUST TAKE A CLARION CALL, THE BIGOTS GET MORE DANGEROUS AND MORE PROBLEMATICA IN THEIR AB;USES OF OTHERS EVERYDAY, IF YOU DONT STOP THEM IN THEIR TRACKS, ITS LIKE A BAD MAN STEPING IN YOUR FACE AN SPITING EVERYDAY, AND YOU ALWAYS JUST YELL STOP AND HE IGNORES YOU BECAUSE YOU ARE JUST TALK , BUT WHEN HE STEPS IN YOUR FACE AND SPIT AND YOU KNOCK HIM BACKWARDS WITH YOUR FIST ONTO THE GROUND , HE THEN HEARS YOU, AND IS NOT TO QUICK TO STEP UP INTO YOUR FACE AGAIN AND SPIT, HE HEARS YOU, THEN, YOU MUST TAKE SERIOUS ACTIONS AGAINST BIGOTS , THEY DAMAGE AND DESTROY THE SAFTEY AND PEACE OF OUR NATION, YOU MUST MAKE THEM HERE YOU LOUDLY WITH YOUR REPRIMANDS, RELIGIONS OF HATE AND KLANS, DEFAMATORS , YOU MUST ACT NOW AGAINST THEIR ATROCITIES AND HARM OF OTHERS, AND THEY DONT CARE OTHERWISE, YES , LAWSUITS

    1. STOP SHOUTING

  15. what a great story.
    how lucky she is to live in a time when her needs could be met when she was still young, before the dreadful onset of puberty.
    i hope she does well, and much respect to her, her parents and the medical professionals that helped her.

  16. Hodge Podge 17 Jan 2012, 12:42pm

    While I’m glad this beauty contest isn’t discriminating against her… screw beauty contests!!!

    1. Well many people may not like these contests, but girls are not forced to enter them. I think this is great and I wish Jackie heaps of luck!

  17. I hope that she does well, she is beautiful, pink news keep us informed please

    1. Leigh Hamilton 17 Jan 2012, 2:48pm

      I think we need a way to flag hateful comments like this… is there one?

  18. Good for you Jackie!!! This is brilliant!!! Fingers are crossed!

  19. Wow, scary. I hope the bit about your children is wrong, that can seriously screw them up, for life. Are you from the 1800s or something?

    1. “I was born this century and I have morals.”

      So you were born all of eleven years ago (maximum) and yet you already have children. Wow.

    2. I have no problem with people who enjoy scat. I think it’s gross personally, but as long as they are not hurting anyone, yes, I think they should be allowed to. Not all of us are as hateful as you.

      1. this was meant to be addressed to brown fudge

      2. Then please explain why you are even on this website.

    3. I’m sorry, but breeding pigs/cows/sheep in too small spaces is a disgusting and disease spreading practice. So is deriving people in third world countries from fresh water and sufficient food.

    4. PumpkinPie 20 Jan 2012, 1:09pm

      You were born this century? You obsess over some pretty weird things for someone who’s 12 years old at the very most.

  20. Alice Walker 17 Jan 2012, 5:32pm

    OMG Am I the only one here absolutely disgusted by the fact that these so called beauty contests still exist? What’s the matter with you people? Oh lets celebrate trans rights whilst at the same time trampliing all over womens rights – GREAT! and NOT the first time that yet again all women end up being the losers.

    1. Helen Wilson 18 Jan 2012, 3:11am

      I agree Alice, beauty contests are wrong and designed for the misogynistic pleasure of men. Jackie Green like many politically unaware young women is easily exploited by these competitions and media depictions of modelling ect… I know plenty of cis gendered women the same age of Jackie Green who would enter the competition also. The fact Jackie Green has a transsexual history is unimportant, she is just one of a number of young women being exploited in the competition.

      The real issue is the manipulation of all women be they cis or trans gendered.

      1. Right, so what about male beauty pageants such as the Mr England competition, is that designed to please women? Have we manipulated and emasculated them?

        Unless you have enetered a beauty pageant you have no right to make that judgement as you don’t have the first-hand experience to back up your opinions.
        Some women find beauty pageants empowering, many say it has boosted their self esteem which I think is key in life and essential in the pursuit of happiness.

        I feel as a woman it is my right to enter beauty pageants should I wish and the only people trampling on those rights are over-opinionated WOMEN that haven’t got the first clue about something they have such strong opinions about.

        I bet you didn’t know that the bikini round has been ommited from Miss England, or that it raises so much money for charity. Or that stupid easily exploited women like me could string a sentence together.
        Try google before you pretend to know it all?

  21. Frisco Crew 17 Jan 2012, 9:45pm

    it’s a shame this wacko fag wasn’t successful with the 5 (no doubt bogus) suicide attempts, we’d have one less pervert poisoning our youth. Why do you idiots celebrate this deviant behavior. Oh wait, I get it….. you’re all faggots

    1. Helen Wilson 17 Jan 2012, 11:22pm

      A faggot is a bundle of sticks a peasant would carry on his or her back. I doubt anyone on this site is a bundle sticks!

    2. bananaphone 26 Jan 2012, 5:11pm

      Jackie is a friend of mine, don’t you dare talk about her like that you know nothing about her or her life.

  22. Well done to her, it’s good she has the strength to challenge people opinions by entering something like this!

    I’ve personally always been afraid to disclose my medical history and kept very quiet for many years – I’m a pretty well known performer so not sure how my fans would take it if they knew.

    Would be nice to live in a world where we can all be ourselves and judged on our actions not some birth defect!

  23. Wow. Ignorant on so many fronts not to mention posting this on an article about a transwoman. Gay, lesbian, trans….all the same I guess. We all have the queer disease lol.
    See, this is what happens when somone with an IQ of 50 and a predeliction for scat (seemingly quite obssessed by it in fact) is able to get on the internet.

  24. That’s excellent!…you go girl!!! :)

  25. Pink News – can you please add some sort of “Comment Removed” message when deleting the nasty crap? Its really confusing trying to read threads like these with what appears to be random comments, until you figure out that the original comment was removed.

  26. Five suicide attempts ? Damn, that’s terrible ! Suicide is a serious thing, I’ve had one suicide attempt once (although it was unrelated to my transexuality, which I hadn’t even discovered at the time yet) and I still have some suicidal thoughts, and I can tell you, it’s a horrible feeling, but fortunately in the end she turned out to become such a beautiful woman. No matter what people say that beauty contests are sexist and a degradation to women if that’s what she wants I totally support her decision. With such a beautiful face that looks like it was sculpted out of a marble block by a skilled sculptor she could win any beauty contest.

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