Drag queen's role, gay bar venue spark controversy for Miss Texas preliminary pageant | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News | Latest News: "Cassie Nova is resplendent in red.
Her figure is flattered by an almost-there hemline. Heels, three-inch. Hair, teased. Makeup, porcelain doll smooth.
As co-host of a preliminary Miss Texas pageant held Sunday night in Dallas, Ms. Nova was all woman — except for one thing. She’s a man.
Therein lies the problem. That and the pageant venue: a gay bar."