It appears that beauty pageants are the next gendered institution to be smashed by the transgender wrecking ball.
According to The Willamette Week, the United States of America pageant is being sued by biological male “Anita Noelle” Green who was barred from competing on the basis of, well, not being a “Miss.”
Green is represented by Portland attorney Shenoa Payne, who is also representing another transgender person in a separate lawsuit against Nike for creating a “male-dominated and hostile work environment.” He is seeking to force the pageant to change its rules, as well as pay him “unspecified monetary damages.”
“This is about giving minorities a voice,” Green claims, according to The Week. “I believe I’m beautiful, and I want to set an example for all women — cisgender and transgender — that beauty doesn’t have to fit into specific molds.”
Beauty may not have to “fit into specific molds,” but biology sure does.
Interestingly enough, the pageant actually has several restrictive requirements for its contestants, yet none of these ever drew the ire of social justice warriors until now.
According to the pageant’s website, being “natural born female” is just one of the requirements for each “Miss” who vies for the title:
1. Is between 18-28 years of age
2. Is a U.S. citizen or has been granted Permanent Residency by the United States
3. Is a resident, works, or goes to school in the state they are competing.
4. Is a natural born female.
5. Has never posed nude in film or print media.
6. Is single, not married, & has never given birth.
When Green, who competed without issue in another pageant’s 2017 Miss Montana USA contest, informed the pageant that he is a biological male, they refunded his $195 entrance fee and even offered to point him toward any of the myriad pageants across the country that do accommodate gender-confused people.
But, in a manner reminiscent of our favorite Canadian transgender rights watchdog “Jessica” Yaniv, Green cried “discrimination” and told the pageant she’d see them in court.
The Willamette Week shared a selection of Green’s private Facebook message with the pageant’s director:
[United States of America Pageants and its Miss Oregon director, Tanice] Smith sent a link with the pageant rules, and after reading them, Green responded, “You know I’m transgender, right?”
“I did not,” Smith wrote back. “Our rules and regulations allow same-sex marriage, however this is a natural pageant.”
Smith then offered to help Green find another pageant. Green asked if Smith would “be willing to change the rules to allow transgender women to compete.”
“Again,” Smith wrote, “we would be happy to help you find a pageant that you qualify for, however at this time we do not anticipate the rules changing.”
“I felt as though I was being invalidated,” Green claims. “I felt as though the organization was saying I am not a woman and I’m not woman enough.”
Do we need to point out the obvious here? “Anita” Green is not a woman. Just so we’re all on the same page.
If Green wins her suit, the Week states, it could “establish a legal precedent for Oregon and 20 other states with similar nondiscrimination laws, requiring pageant organizers to allow transgender people to compete.”
Other pageants, such as Miss Universe, have caved to transgender activists in the past. Back in 2012, the pageant, owned at the time by then-future-President Donald Trump, revamped its policy under the guidance of GLAAD to “end discrimination” of transgender “women” and allow them to compete.
One can’t help but wonder where the “trans-exclusionary” feminists stand on this one. It’s not just about pageants. If activists like Green or Yaniv have their way, even gynecologists will be forced to see gender-confused, biologically male patients.
Is there an end to this insanity?!
Beauty pageants may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but we all lose when the drawbridge is lowered and every single space set aside for women becomes co-ed.
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