Pinay transgender crowned Miss International Queen 2015

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Nov 07 2015 02:30 AM | Updated as of Nov 07 2015 03:02 AM

MANILA - The Philippine representative to this year's Miss International Queen bagged the crown in a pageant held in Pattaya, Thailand.

Filipina transgender model Trixie Maristela bested 26 contestants from countries across the globe who joined the pageant.

Completing Maristela's court at the Miss International Queen pageant were Brazil's Valesca Dominik Ferraz as first runner-up and Sopida Siriwattananukoon from Thailand as second runner-up.

Maristela was crowned Miss Gay Manila 2015 earlier this year.