Eurovision beard misery

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A woman with a beard due to a medical condition is speaking out after internet trolls compared her to the drag queen winner of the Eurovision Song Contest.

Cheryl Monks was left deeply hurt after three people sent her Facebook messages with pictures of bearded drag act Conchita Wurst, saying : “Did you see yourself on television last night?”

Austrian singer Conchita Wurst  arrives with the trophy at the  airport in Vienna Sunday May 11, 2014.  Bearded drag queen Conchita Wurst has made a triumphant return to Austria after winning the Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen Saturday,  in what the country's president called a victory for tolerance in Europe.  (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

Austrian singer Conchita Wurst arrives with the trophy at the airport in Vienna Sunday May 11, 2014. Bearded drag queen Conchita Wurst has made a triumphant return to Austria after winning the Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen Saturday, in what the country's president called a victory for tolerance in Europe. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

Cheryl, 32, of Clarence Street, Morecambe, said she had decided to speak out to highlight the issues of her condition, polycystic ovary condition (PCOS)

 

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