Missouri has its first openly gay Miss Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri has its first openly gay Miss Missouri. Erin O’Flaherty was crowned Miss Missouri on Saturday in Mexico, Missouri. Ann Jolly, chairman of the board of the Miss Missouri Scholarship Organization, said Wednesday that the 23-year-old O’Flaherty is the first openly gay woman to be named Miss Missouri. O’Flaherty said in…