About Miss International Queen
Miss International Queen is the world’s beauty pageant for transgender & transvestites women. Any transgender or transvestites woman from any part of the world can participate in this contest.
Miss International Queen pageant was established and organized by Tiffany’s Show Pattaya Co, Ltd. a Thailand’s company. The same company that organize Miss Tiffany’s Universe, Trans Beauty Pageant for Thai Transgender women. The pageant is held every year in Pattaya City, Thailand since 2004. Show is sponsored by Tourism Authority of Thailand.
The pageant aim is to raise awareness and equality towards LGBTQ+ and Transgender in both society and workforce. Pageant has been promoting human rights and equality across the globe. and getting attention of international media including CNN and BBC. All the profit from televised show of Miss International Queen goes to the ‘Royal Charity AIDS Foundation of Thailand’.
Miss International Queen Pageant Requirements
The contestants must have been born male, can be pre- or post-operation. Age between 18 to 35. Participants can only represent their country of birth or that listed in their passport. Must not have previously joined any publication/website/adult film/prostitution showcasing nudity. Previous winners or runner-up contestants are not allowed to join again. Repeat non-placement candidates are allowed to re-submit their credentials and application.
Crown and prize
Miss International Queen crown estimated value is US$10,000. The Miss International Queen winner receives cash prize of 450,000 Thai baht (US $14,500), many sponsor gifts, an apartment at Woodlands Resort Pattaya during her reign.
Around 25 contestants from semi-final qualify to compete in the final. They participate in 2 week activities such as photo shoots, luncheon with city official, dinner with the press, sponsor visits and community outreach, same as in other beauty pageants. The final show aired on Thai television as well as live online streaming.
Watch 2018 swimsuit round
Each year in pageant contestant get rewarded with special awards :
- Best National Costume
- Best Evening Gown
- Miss Photogenic
- Best Talent
- Miss Congeniality
- Best Swimming Suite
- Miss Friendly Air Asia
- Most Popular Introductory Video
- Miss Perfect Skin
- And Miss Ripley’s Poppular Vote
Miss International Queen Winners
In 2019 Jazell Barbie Royale from USA won Miss international title. Kanwara Kaewjin from Thailand was 1st Runner up and Yaya from China was 2nd Runner-up.
|2019||USA||Jazell Barbie Royale||20|
|2018||Vietnam||Nguyễn Hương Giang||28|
|2016||No contest due to mourning of ‘King Bhumibol Adulyadej’ of Thailand|
|2010||South Korea||Mini Han||20|
|2008||No contest due to the political unrest in Thailand x|
|2005||United States||Mimi Marks||23|
|2004||Thailand||Treechada Petcharat Marnyaporn||22|
Watch Full Final round 2019 :
Number of Wins by each country
So far Thailand have won 4 times. USA and Philippines have won twice. see detail below.
|Thailand||2004, 2007, 2011, 2017|
|United States||2005, 2019|
How to Participate
Miss International Queen welcomes applications from around the world. Apply online Click here or email MIQ Head Office at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. For more detail you can check official website www.missinternationalqueen.com