Charles was raised as a boy, but didn’t feel anything like a man. He never had an Adam’s apple, his voice never broke, instead he had feminine hips and breasts.
“My sister who was one year younger than me was developing breasts at the same time as me, which was really weird."
Later this year she will compete in the Miss Transgender UK beauty pageant.
The British news paper Mirror has more on this (including some serious pronoun confusion).