"I just feel like I am a regular human being and I deserve the same respect as anybody else. I have always had low self-esteem, and people do not recognize that," Carey exclusively told pagesix.com.
But she added: "I can't measure what type of respect I deserve - I really can't."
Carey says that on the inside she feels less regal.
"Growing up different, being biracial, having the whole thing where I did not know if I fit in ... That is why music became such a big part of my life, because it helped me overcome those issues," she said.
"Sometimes it is hard to let your guard down."
She recounted her time before she made it to the industry.
"I remember it not being easy getting a record deal. Making demos in the middle of the night, sleeping on the floor in the studio, being broke with no food. My go-to meal was (Newman's Own) sauce. Me and my friend would split the pasta and sauce for, like, a week. Or it was, like, a bagel and iced tea ... The guy would give it to me at the deli for free.
These days, she said she is working on a new fragrance.
"I don't have a name ... But it is with Elizabeth Arden. It smells like success. There is also a secret song I have been working on."
latestnews1947: Natasha, a trans woman who hails from Kolkata, was named the first Miss Transqueen India here on Sunday. Natasha, 26, is currently pursuing Masters in Business Management in Kolkata.
Loiloi from Manipur bagged the first runner-up position and Ragasya from Chennai was crowned the second runner-up.
The 16 finalists represented some of the Indian states. They were chosen after a rigorous hunt involving more than 1,500 trans women across India.
"The winner will go to Thailand for Miss International Queen, the first runner-up will compete at Miss Transsexual Australia. We are looking for another international pageant so that we can send the second runner-up too," pageant organiser Reena Rai, founder and chairperson of Suhani Dream Catchers Pvt Ltd, had earlier told IANS.
Miss Transsexual Australia 2017 Laeticia Phylliscia Raveena had crowned the first Miss Transqueen India.
Raveena also performed to the Lady Gaga track "Born this Way".
latestnews1947: Microsoft is doing its part in making the earth pollution free by offering companies an environment-friendly platform called 'Smart Energy Azure Demonstration' that can help firms track their energy emissions on a nearly real-time basis.
Available on its Cloud computing service Azure, Microsoft's 'green' platform uses technology from WattTime -- a US-based company that brings clean energy to Internet Of Things (IoT) and buildings -- which uses data from the power grid operators around the country and allow companies to track carbon emissions.
"Microsoft's partnership with WattTime will give power users the freedom to choose when and potentially where they want their electricity to come from," TexasMonthly website quoted Rob Bernard, Microsoft's Chief Environmental and Cities Strategist, as saying.
"For the first time, customers can know the carbon footprint of the power generator that will be tapped when they flip on a switch.…