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April 30, 2012

Former Miss Philippines Miriam Quiambao calls homosexuality a 'lie from the devil' on Twitter

A Filipina former beauty queen who tweeted 'Homosexuality is not a sin but it is a lie from the devil' has apologised to the LGBT community.

Miriam Quiambao, who is Christian, tweeted last night: 'I'm sorry LGBT. Perhaps I was too harsh with the words I used. Will do my best to be more sensitive. #respect #nobodysperfect #grace'.

April 12, 2012

Gay group calls on 90s Miss Universe runner-up Miriam Quiambao to join her trans 'sisters' after opposing pageant's policy change

A former Miss Universe finalist from the Philippines says transgender contestants should be banned from the beauty pageant because they are not real women.

Yesterday (11 April), Miriam Quiambao, runner-up in 1999, tweeted her disgust at the Miss Universe Organization's decision to allow transgender women to compete.