I was actually pleasantly surprised by that, I wasnt expecting them all to be so accepting of me, but they have been, and its been a wonderful experience, she says.
I wanted to be a positive role model in the community and instill a sense of hope 'I really wanted to make sure that my progressive message was heard on a much wider scale she said.
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I rarely do my hair.To prepare for the competition on Sunday night, Green has been working out six days a week and eating healthier, and her boyfriend is quizzing her on potential interview questions.Tweet Miss Universe India to vote!I've never gotten on stage in a bathing suit before either and that's really exciting.Facebook the 22-year-old girl from Bengaluru loves reading, dancing, gardening and swimming whenever she has some free time.Arjun Rampal, actor Abhay Deol, actress Aditi Rao Hydari and designer Gaurav Gupta.Actually, I went to a rehearsal last week and everyone seemed to be incredibly accepting.The costume is further embellished with intricately designed rays depicting the elephant, the sandal wood tree leaves and the lotus state symbols of Karnataka.She also made state history last year by becoming the first openly transgender person to be elected as a delegate to a nominating convention.I have never competed in a pageant before I had been thinking about it for a couple of years now but I wasn't sure if I necessarily had what it took to compete.In years previous, shes been mostly involved in politics.Related video: Schuyler Bailar is Breaking Ground as a Transgender College Athlete.We need people who do have the thick skin, who can take that backlash to stand up and speak on behalf of us, Green said.Green, who works with adults with disabilities, is focusing her platform on aiding members of the lgbtqi community and pushing for laws that would make their lives easier.I mean, Bernie Sanders was the person I wanted to be president of the United States.Behind the scenes for Harimurthys AV shoot for the pageant.
Advertisement - Continue Reading Below, my friends were very excited for me and have been giving me a lot of advice; I've been working with a pageant coach too, Michelle Font, a former Miss Washington USA.
My makeup experience has been very limited, so I have been watching a lot of tutorials on how wet t shurt contest to do my hair and whatnot.