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This Jail Organises Beauty Pageant For Its Transgender And Gay Prisoners

Waxed legs, flawless skin, properly set hair, high heels worn by the beautiful bombshells are all that more or so define a normal Beauty Pageant. But have you ever seen gays or transgenders pulling off a catwalk? Leave, let's keep this at bay! Have you come across a ramp set for drug addicts, murderers and criminals?Well, the Quezon City Jail in the Philippines provides its prisoners with a unique platform. The opportunity is that of a Beauty Pageant which does not comprise of females but gays and transgenders doing the ramp walk. I don't know how such an idea struck the organiser but it was really applaudable and the glimpses are not to be missed.The pictures have been taken from Agence France-Presse Recommended for you: 12 LGBT Films That Shatter The Shackles Of Stereotypes

The jail here is not filled with monotony but with entertainment

This prison which has a space to accommodate 800 people has about 3800 prisoners at present. It is the most famous jails in the world since it keeps on organising events throughout the year.

The audience which was in thousands participated equally

Miss Universe here, Gwen shared,

"This world is full of loneliness but still I am happy because I won the contest."

The darker side of them:

Maximum people have not been given judgement regarding their cases.They also mentioned an instance from their prisoner life which was the most tragic memory. It was during the reign of Rodrigo Duterte when he had launched a campaign against drugs. Following which, 40,000 people were arrested and put into the jail.

Miss Universe Pageant is a popular beauty contest in the Philippines.