Sheynnis Palacios made history by winning the Miss Universe 2023 title. She became the first woman from Nicaragua to achieve this prestigious title, held on November 19 in El Salvador.
Palacios became the 72nd Miss Universe, while Anntonia Porsild from Thailand became the 1st runner-up, and the 2nd runner-up was Moraya Wilson from Australia. This year, Miss Universe’s organization broke several norms and made changes to the rules of the pageant.
Is Miss Universe 2023 Sheynnis Palacios Transgender?
The 72nd Miss Universe saw some of the biggest changes, like Miss Nepal Jane Dipika Garrett, becoming the first body-inclusive contestant to compete at Miss Universe. Apart from that, Miss Colombia, Camila Avella, was the first married woman and mother to place in the competition.
Now several people have raised questions about Miss Universe Sheynnus Palacious’ gender as they claimed that she is transgender. However this year 2 transgender contestants indeed participated in the pageant which was Miss Portugal, Marina Machete, and Miss Netherlands, Rikkie Kolle.
Miss Portugal, Marina Machete is a flight attendant and won the 2023 Miss Portugal competition in October, making her the first transgender contestant to do so in her country.
Sheynnis Gender and Sexuality Truth
While specialists have proven that gender and sexuality are distinct, there are others who frequently mistake them. Who you are romantically, emotionally, and sexually attracted to defines your sexual orientation; compared to gender identity, it is distinct. Gender identification refers to your identity as a man, female, genderqueer, or other identity, not to the person you are attracted to.
Now for the people who are questioning the gender and sexuality of the current Miss Universe. Sheynnis Palacios is not a transwoman, and she identifies herself as straight.
Miss Universe 2023 Sheynnis Palacios FAQs
A. Sheynnis Palacios is the Miss Universe 2023. She became the first woman from Nicaragua to achieve this prestigious title.
A. No, Miss Universe 2023 Sheynnis Palacios is not a Transgender.
A. Shweta Sharda represented India in Miss Universe 2023 Pageant.
A. R’Bonney Gabriel of the United States was the Miss Universe 2022.