Jenna Talackova’s mother during an interview said she always wanted a daughter after having four boys but said now she has three sons and one daughter.
The family of the transgender beauty queen Talackova in East Vancouver and the Northern British Columbia, have supported her throughout her transition.
She has been a veteran beauty pageant competitor since undergoing sexual reassignment surgery at the age of 19 and has competed in a Miss Universe competition before.
The story of her disqualification in this year’s competition Ms Talackova’s sparked outrage on social networking sites including Twitter after people claimed the organisation was being discriminatory. More than 20,000 people signed a virtual petition on Change.org demanding that she be re-instated.
Transgender Miss Canada Universe hopeful Classmate says: ‘It wasn’t like she looked like a boy, but acted like a girl. She very much looked like a female’