Miss Myanmar makes history as first openly gay Miss Universe contestant
Ahead of this year’s Miss Universe pageant, 20-year-old Swe Zin Htet made the brave decision to come out as gay, despite same-sex relationships still being criminalised in her home country Myanmar.
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