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Transgender beauty queen allegedly stabbed to death by husband

A transgender beauty queen who was well known in Miami’s LGBTQ community was stabbed to death by her husband in a fit of jealous rage, authorities said.

Ygor Arrudasouza, 27, confessed to police on Tuesday that he was high on meth when he took a knife and fork to repeatedly stab his wife Yunieski Carey Herrera in their 19th-floor condo, according to WPLG, which cited a police report.

Arrudasouza told detectives he’d been arguing with Herrera and erupted when she said “she had a better man,” prompting him to stab her on their bed and then on the floor, the report states.

Herrera, 39, a Cuban salsa dancer who had competed in beauty pageants over the years, was beloved by South Florida’s LGBTQ community.

“Besides being strikingly beautiful, she was kind and she was good and she cared as much about others as she would about herself,” friend Raul

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Meet the first transgender, Filipina woman to compete in New Zealand beauty pageant

Arielle Keil is a 26-year-old creative advertising student and who was crowned Miss Intercontinental New Zealand 2020 in early November.

Keil, who is of Filipina-German heritage, is the first transgender woman and first Filipina to represent the country in the beauty pageant. She was born in Davao City in the Philippines and spent most of her life in Auckland. But her journey has not always been easy. 

When Keil first began transitioning in 2017, her family disowned her and kicked her out. 

“I’d already spent the formative years of my life as the wrong gender, I didn’t want to waste my twenties in the wrong body either,” Keil told The Guardian. “This way of thinking really helped me come out to my parents because I knew that whatever their reaction was, this was something I needed to do for myself.”

However, after the difficult rough patch, her relationship

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