Transsexual beauty contest in Istanbul
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Contestants prepare backstage during a Turkey's first transsexual beauty contest in Istanbul on June 21, 2014. The contest is part of Turkey's Istanbul Gay Pride Week, which celebrates its 22nd anniversary this year.Sedat Suna—EPA
Transsexual beauty contest in Istanbul
A contestant gets a manicure as other contestants prepare backstage in Istanbul on June 21, 2014.
Contestants prepare backstage in Istanbul on June 21, 2014.
An audience member gazes in a mirror in Istanbul on June 21, 2014.
Yanki Bayramoglu walks the catwalk during the contest in Istanbul on June 21, 2014.
Transsexual beauty contest in Istanbul
A contestant waits backstage in Istanbul on June 21, 2014.
Yanki Bayramoglu poses for pictures after winning the contest in Istanbul on June 21, 2014.
Yanki Bayramoglu takes center stage after winning in Istanbul on June 21, 2014.
Contestants prepare backstage during a Turkey's first transsexual beauty contest in Istanbul on June 21, 2014. The contest is part of Turkey's Istanbul Gay Pride Week, which celebr
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