Gloria Allred On Donald Trump And Transgender Miss Universe Controversy: ‘The World Does Not Revolve Around His Penis’

From Huffington Post:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/08/gloria-allred-donald-trump-transgender-miss-universe_n_1410956.html


04/ 8/2012

Feminist attorney Gloria Allred shot back at Donald Trump, who said she’d “be very impressed” with his genitals, by saying she doesn’t “have a magnifying glass strong enough to see something that small,” and that “the world does not revolve around his penis.”

Trump and Allred have traded barbs for several days regarding the controversy surrounding Jenna Talackova, the transgender beauty queen who was disqualified last month from the Miss Universe pageant, which is owned by Trump’s company.

Appearing on my radio program on SiriusXM OutQ on Friday, Allred who represents Talackova, who was a finalist in the Miss Universe Canada pageant before being disqualified, reiterated that her client was discriminated against.

“She is female on her driver’s license, on her passport, on her birth certificate, and she’s recognized in Canada as a woman,” she said. “She has always thought of herself as a woman.”

Allred also called upon to Trump to eliminate the rule that contestants must be “naturally born” women. Trump did just that later in the evening, announcing his reversal during a segment on ABC’s “20/20,” opening the pageant to Talackova and any transgender women in the future.

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