Nearly 50 contestants from over one hundred city, state and regional preliminaries currently happening across the country will compete for the Miss Gay America crown. Contestants will compete in five judged categories: Presentation themed costume , Male Interview in suit and tie , Talent big production number with costumes, sets and dancers , Evening Gown, and On Stage Interview. Former MGAs will dress as space goddesses. I chose a space theme because the future is unknown, so the contestants can be extremely creative. Miss Gay America happens from October 2 — 5 in St. October 2 and 3 are preliminary nights, after which the remaining top 10 contestants will compete for the Miss Gay America crown on October 5.
Nation’s #1 Drag Competition Returns to Jackson for the Miss Gay Mississippi America Pageant
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Louis this October. Contestants will compete in four judged categories: Male Interview in suit and tie , Evening Gown, On Stage Interview and Talent big production number with costumes, sets and dancers. The winner will go on to compete with nearly 50 other female impersonators from across the U. It is not easy to win this title as it takes much talent, creativity, glamour, elegance, sophistication and desire to entertain, to successfully create the illusion in which the judges will approve. Currently, contestants are rigorously judged in five categories: Presentation only judge at nationals , Male Interview, Evening Gown, Talent fully produced stage production; sets, dancers, permitted , On Stage Interview.
World’s Most Prestigious Female Impersonator Pageant MISS GAY AMERICA Returns to New York City
What's it like to spend a week with 52 female impersonators who have devoted the last several months of their lives to doing everything possible to win the title of Miss Gay America MGA , ? Let's just say that from October the Millennium Hotel in St. Louis was like being on a big gay cruise ship. I was there with Suzy Wong to photograph the event. This pageant has a longer history than any female impersonation pageant in the country.
At stake is the opportunity for one lucky drag performer to become the foremost face of the state's female illusionists, a pillar of the local LGBTQ activities and a part of a three-decade plus legacy that would leave plenty of queens jealous of one's boogie. In order to qualify, the competitors must have placed first or second in the five participating regional or city preliminary competitions, like Miss Gay Phoenix America or Miss Gay Queen of the Desert America. They all want to be Miss Arizona and pick up the torch to continue its legacy.