Current Miss Spain, Angela Ponce is set to marvel the world as she prepares for the 2018 Miss Universe pageant in Bangkok, being the First Transgender Ever To Contest.
She was also the first transgender woman to win her country’s Miss Spain title earlier this year. The model and beauty queen will represent Spain in this year’s Miss Universe competition.
Ponce, 27, is the first openly transgender woman to compete in Miss Universe. .
According to Today style, Growing up, Ponce dreamed of competing in pageants — in fact, she dreamed of being a Barbie — but she never imagined she would actually make it this far.
“I never imagined (I would make it to Miss Universe) because I lived in a society where everyone said I couldn’t do that,” she said.