Angela Ponce, 27, from Seville, is in Bangkok, Thailand, where she hopes to become the first transgender woman to win the Miss Universe pageant.
Spanish transsexual beauty queen says winning this year’s Miss Universe contest would be ‘a victory for human rights’ as some bookmakers make her the favourite
- Beauty queen Angela Ponce, 27, from Seville, was crowned Miss Spain in June
- She will be the first transgender Miss Universe contestant at pageant this month
- Ponce has declared that taking the crown would be a ‘win for human rights’
- Some online bookmakers have made her odds-on front-runner for the contest