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Transgender woman wins Miss Nevada USA pageant

The title of Miss Nevada USA has gone to a transgender woman for the first time.

Kataluna Enriquez was crowned the winner Sunday in the pageant at the South Point hotel-casino in Las Vegas.

She was the winner of the Miss Silver State USA pageant in March, a preliminary competition for the Miss Nevada USA pageant.

Enriquez, 27, took part in transgender pageants in 2016 when she was working as a model. She began competing in cisgender pageants last year.

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