Aside from the title Miss International Queen, Kevin also won special award Miss Photogenic.
Kevin Balot, a Filipino transgender was crowned Miss International Queen 2012 in Pattaya, Thailand.
Kevin bested 21 contestants from 15 countries and beated the Brazilian contender during the question and answer portion in the final round.
Aside from the crown, the 21-year old Filipino also won $10,000 and other prizes.
Four other Pinoys joined the contest, and three reached the top 10.
“Someday, I want to go to Europe and to represent my country, the Philippines. I’m so proud to present the beauty of the gays back to our country, the Philippines,” Balot said.
Miss International Queen 2012 : Kevin Balot