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Beauty queen Kevin Balot happy to be accepted as a transgender by her father

Newly-crowned Miss International Queen 2012 Kevin Balot had one big wish: to be accepted as a transgender by her father.

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18th November 2012 00:47

Alessia Valenza

In an interview with Luane Dy on GMA Network’s “Unang Hirit” morning news program on Monday, Balot said her wish finally came true as her father now accepts her sexual orientation.

“Okay na. It’s fine,” said Balot, 21, who was crowned Miss International Queen 2012 in Thailand’s seaside resort Pattaya on November 2. Balot, who joined an international beauty pageant for the first time, bested 21 other candidates from 15 countries.

Balot said her father was longing for a son because she was the only boy in the family.

Now Balot and her father have already put their differences aside.

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