Kelly Ray

Kelly Ray

Kelly Ray

Kelly Ray is an entertainer out of Durham, North Carolina.

Accomplishments

2nd Alternate to Miss Gay America 2018

Miss Gay New York America 2017
Prelim to Miss Gay America

1st Alternate to Miss Roanoke F.I. 2017

1st Alternate to Miss Gay America 2017
Overall Evening Gown Category Winner

Miss Gay Heart of America 2016
Prelim to Miss Gay America

1st Alternate to Miss Gay America 2016
Overall Evening Gown Category Winner

Miss Gay South East America 2015
Prelim to Miss Gay America

2nd Alternate to Miss Gay America 2015

Miss Gay North Carolina America 2014
Prelim to Miss Gay America

Miss Gay Showgirl America 2014
Prelim to Miss Gay North Carolina America

Miss Gay North Carolina USofA 1998
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA

Universal Show Queen 1992

2nd Alternate to Miss Gay America 1987

1st Alternate to Miss Gay North Carolina America 1985
Prelim to Miss Gay America

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Blair Williams

Blair Williams

Blair Williams

Blair Williams is an entertainer currently residing in Savannah, Georgia where she is featured at places like Club One.

Accomplishments

Miss Gay America 2015

Miss Gay Southern States America 2014
Prelim to Miss Gay America

1st Alternate to Miss Gay America 2014
Overall Male Interview and On Stage Question Category Winner
(Millennium Hotel – St. Louis, Missouri)

Miss Gay D.C. America 2013
Prelim to Miss Gay America

1st Alternate to Miss Gay America 2013
(Sheraton Hotel – Columbus, Ohio)

1st Alternate to Miss Gay Mid America 2012
Prelim to Miss Gay America

4th Alternate to Miss Gay America 2012

1st Alternate to Miss Gay Gulf States America 2011
Prelim to Miss Gay America

Miss Club One 2010
(Club One – Savannah, Georgia)

Miss Savannah Pride 2008

3rd Alternate to Miss Gay America 1994

Miss Gay Mid East America 1994
Prelim to Miss Gay America

2nd Alternate to Miss Gay America 1992

Miss Gay North Carolina America 1992
Prelim to Miss Gay America

Miss Gay Greensboro America 1992
Prelim to Miss Gay North Carolina America

Miss Scorpio 1991
(Scorpio Lounge – Charlotte, North Carolina)

Miss Gay Winston-Salem America 1991
Prelim to Miss Gay North Carolina America

Miss Gay Charlotte America 1989
Prelim to Miss Gay North Carolina America

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Emory Starr

Emory Starr - Photo by After Six Photography

Emory Starr – Photo by After Six Photography

Emory Starr is an entertainer out of Raleigh, North Carolina where she has been featured at places like Legends.

Accomplishments

Miss Gay South East America 2011
Prelim to Miss Gay America

Miss Gay North Carolina America 2010
Prelim to Miss Gay America

Miss Gay Winston-Salem America 2010
Prelim to Miss Gay North Carolina America

Miss Scorpio 2010
(Scorpio Lounge – Charlotte, North Carolina)

Miss Gay Charlotte America 2009
Prelim to Miss Gay North Carolina America

Miss Hide-A-Way 2008
(The Hide-A-Way – Rock Hill, South Carolina)

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Aria Russo

Aria Russo

Aria Russo

Aria Russo is an entertainer from Wilkesboro, North Carolina who began gracing the stage on 12/15/2014. Aria is currently the show director and host for Thank God It’s Fabulous (#TGIF) with Aria Russo at Club Cabaret in Hickory, NC. Aria is also a board member of Pride Winston Salem and enjoys creating costumes and hair. She currently resides with her fiance in Wilkesboro, NC and is an Operations Supervisor for Lowe’s Companies.

Titles and Awards

Miss Gay South East America 2017
Prelim to Miss Gay America

3rd Alternate to Miss Gay North Carolina America 2017
Prelim to Miss Gay America | On Stage Question & Answer Category Award

Miss North Carolina Mardi Gras 2017
Overall Presentation, Q&A and Gown Category Winner, Tied for Talent Category Award

Miss Hocus Pocus 2016

Miss Gay Greensboro America 2016
Prelim to Miss Gay North Carolina America

Miss Cabaret Sweetheart 2016
Club Cabaret – Hickory, North Carolina

Miss Diamond Entertainer of the Year 2016
Emeritus | Legends – Raleigh, North Carolina

Miss Pride Winston Salem 2015
Club SNAP – Winston Salem, North Carolina

Miss Southern States Unlimited Newcomer 2015
Club Cabaret – Hickory, North Carolina


Some venues and events that Aria has been a part of include:

  • Catawba Valley Pride (Hickory, NC)
  • Chemistry Nightclub (Greensbloro, NC)
  • Club Cabaret (Hickory, NC)
  • Greensboro Pride (Greensboro, NC)
  • IPA (Greenville, SC)
  • Legends (Raleigh, NC)
  • Pride Winston-Salem (Winston-Salem, NC)
  • Q Lounge (Greensboro, NC)
  • SNAP (Winston-Salem, NC)
  • Scorpios (Charlotte, NC)

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Kyle Ean

Kyle Ean - Photo by TIos Photography

Kyle Ean – Photo by TIos Photography

Kyle Ean is an dancer and choreographer out of Washington DC but has also called Alexandria, Virginia home.  He is also a very successful pageant coach.

Accomplishments

Mr. Gay America 2017

1st Alternate to All American Gent 2016
Tied in Question & Answer Category

Southeast All American Gent 2016
Prelim to All American Gent

Mr. Black America 2009

Mr. Norfolk Black America 2008

Mr. Unlimited 2002
(Title was originally Mr. Gay USA)

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North Carolina Pageant History

North Carolina Bar Titles

North Carolina Pageant Systems and Regional Pageants

Mykel Knight-Addams Iman St. James

Mykel Knight-Addams Iman St. James

Mykel Knight-Addams Iman St. James

Mykel Knight-Addams Iman St. James is an entertainer from the Greensboro, North Carolina area.

Accomplishments

1st Alternate to Mr. Gay South East America 2018
Prelim to Mr. Gay America

1st Alternate to Mr. Winston Warlock 2017
Wicked Wear and Talent Awards

Mr. Chasers 2017
(Chasers – Charlotte, North Carolina)

1st Alternate to Mr. Charlotte Latin Pride 2017

1st Alternate to Mr. Radium 2017
(Radium – Fayetteville, North Carolina)

Mister Holiday 2015

Mr. Unlimited 2012

Mr. Scorpio 2012
(Scorpio Lounge – Charlotte, North Carolina)

Mr. Stonewall 2011
(Stonewall Club – Huntington, West Virginia)

Mr. National Icon Newcomer 2009

Mr. Triad Pride 2008

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Judas Elliot

Judas Elliot - Photo by The Drag Photographer

Judas Elliot – Photo by The Drag Photographer

Judas Elliot is an entertainer out of Jacksonville, Florida but has also called Morgantown, West Virginia home where he was featured at places like Vice Versa Club.

Accomplishments

Mr. Gay South East America 2018
Prelim to Mr. Gay America

1st Alternate to Mr. Gay America 2017

Mr. Pride South Florida 2017

Mr. Cobalt 2017

National Mr. Entertainer of the Year 2015

Mr. MJ’s 2015
(MJ’s on Jefferson – Dayton, Ohio)

Mr. Big Apple 2014

Mr. Unlimited 2013
Overall Solo Talent, Formal Wear, and Talent Category Winner
(Masque Night Club – Dayton, Ohio)

Mr. Kentucky Entertainer of the Year 2013
Prelim to National Mr. Entertainer of the Year

Mr. Majestic 2012

Mr. Stonewall 2012
(Stonewall Club – Huntington, West Virginia)

Additional Snapshots of Judas

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Kristina Kelly

Kristina Kelly

Kristina Kelly

Kristina Kelly is an entertainer from the Arlington, Virginia area where she has been featured at places like Apex Nite Club and Omega Nite Club.

Accomplishments

All American Goddess at Large 2016
Overall Talent Category Winner

Mid Atlantic All American Goddess at Large 2016
Prelim to All American Goddess at Large

East Coast All American Goddess at Large 2015
Prelim to All American Goddess at Large

Miss Dream Girl Continental Plus 2014
Prelim to Miss Continental Plus

Miss Diva International Elite 2013

Miss Remington’s 2012

4th Alternate to Miss Gay America 2010

1st Alternate to Miss Gay DC America 2010
Prelim to Miss Gay America 2011
Overall Interview and On Stage Question Category Winner
(Town Danceboutique – Washington, D.C.)

Miss Freddies 2010

Miss Gay Mid Atlantic America 2009
Prelim to Miss Gay America

Miss Remingtons 2008

Miss Dream Girls 2008

Miss North Carolina Sex Kitten 2008

Miss Harrisonburg 2008

Miss Gay Capitol Pride 2008

1st Alternate to Miss Gay East Coast America 2008
Prelim to Miss Gay America 2009

Miss Fuego Plus 2007

Miss North Carolina Summer Fun 2006

Miss Gay Pennsylvania International Plus 2006
Prelim to Miss Gay International Plus

Miss Gay D.C. International 2006
Prelim to Miss Gay International

Miss Ziegfeld’s 2005
(Ziegfeld’s – Washington, D.C.)

Miss Metropolitan America 2004

Miss Virginia Commonwealth 2004

Miss Charlottsville 2004

Miss Gay D.C. America 2004
Prelim to Miss Gay America

Miss Gay Roanoke 2003

Miss Harrisonburg at Large 2003

Miss Millenium Entertainer of the Year 2003

Roanoke Entertainer of the Year 2002

Miss Maryland National at Large 2002
Prelim to Miss National at Large

Miss Gay North Carolina USofA at Large 2001
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA at Large

Miss Gay Roanoke at Large 2001

Miss Milky Way 2000

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Krista Versace

Krista Versace - Photo by Kristofer Reynolds

Krista Versace – Photo by Kristofer Reynolds

Krista Versace is an entertainer from St. Louis, Missouri where she has been featured at places like Novaks Bar, Soulard Supper Club and Woodies Bar & Grill.

Accomplishments

1st Alternate to Miss Illinois Continental 2008
Overall Gown Category Winner
Prelim to Miss Continental

Miss Missouri Continental 1998
Prelim to Miss Continental

Miss Gay Missouri America 1997
Prelim to Miss Gay America

Queen of Pride St. Louis 1995

*Krista is also a former Miss Central Missouri, Miss Illinois Continental and Miss Tri States Continental.

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Tiffany Hunter

Tiffany Hunter - Photo by Tios Photography

Tiffany Hunter – Photo by Tios Photography

Tiffany Hunter is an entertainer out of St. Louis, Missouri but has also called Minneapolis, Minnesota home.

Accomplishments

Miss Bastille 2017
(Bastille in Soulard – St. Louis, Missouri)

Miss Continental 2015

Miss Illinois Continental 2015
Prelim to Miss Continental

4th Alternate to Miss Continental 2013

Miss Minnesota Continental 2013
Prelim to Miss Continental

5th Alternate to Miss Continental 2012

2nd Alternate to Miss Continental 2011

Miss Heart of America Continental 2011
Prelim to Miss Continental

Top 12 at Miss Continental 2010

1st Alternate to Miss Missouri Continental 2010
Prelim to Miss Continental

Miss Bubby & Sissy’s 2010
(Bubby & Sissy’s – Alton, Illinois)

Top 12 at Miss Continental 2009

1st Alternate to Miss Missouri Continental 2009
Prelim to Miss Continental

Miss City of the Lakes 2008

Miss Gay Minnesota USofA 2007
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA

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Nina DiAngelo

Nina DiAngelo - Photo by Michael Andrew Voight

Nina DiAngelo – Photo by Michael Andrew Voight

Nina DiAngelo is an entertainer out of St. Louis, Missouri but has also called Minneapolis, Minnesota home where she had been the show director at the Gay 90’s.

Accomplishments

Top 12 at Miss Gay USofA 2017
Personal Interview Category Award

Miss Gay Fire & Ice USofA 2017
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA

Miss Gay Southwest America 2016
Prelim to Miss Gay America

2nd Alternate to Miss Gay USofA 2015

Miss Gay Southernmost USofA 2015
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA

Miss Gay Sin City USofA 2008
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA

Miss Gay South Central States USofA 2012
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA

2nd Alternate to All American Goddess 2011

Northern Star All American Goddess 2011
Prelim to All American Goddess

National Entertainer of the Year, F.I. 2003
Overall Talent Category Winner

Miss Gay Minnesota USofA 1996
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA

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