Watch: Talleen’s Introduction Video

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Miss Trans Star International 2016 takes place this Saturday, and yesterday the beauty pageant’s official Facebook page uploaded an introduction video of Talleen Abu Hanna, Miss Israel. Watch it here. Talleen is currently in New York City for Fashion Week. Yesterday she posted on Instagram a photo with American celebrity host Nick Cannon, who she […]

Conchita Wrust: Israeli Interview

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Days before Israel chose its next Eurovision contestant from reality TV music competition “Rising Star,” Israeli Channel 2’s Nadav Borenstein interviewed Eurovision winner Conceit Wrust, AKA “the bearded lady.” Conchita talked about why she decided to go on stage with the beard, and the similarities between her and Israeli Eurovision winner, Dana International. “People are […]

Dana is GT’s LGBT Hero

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The most popular gay magazine in the UK, Gay Times (GT) chose Israeli transgender superstar Dana International for this month’s “LGBT Heroes” section, which previously included Elton John and George Michael. “On 9 May 1998, the National Indoor Arena of Birmingham bore witness to the global arrival of a mega-diva and instant gay icon, the […]