Sonya Ross

Sonya Ross is an entertainer in Columbus, Ohio.

Titles and Awards

Miss Boscoe’s 2019
(Boscoe’s – Columbus, Ohio)

1st Alternate to Miss Boscoe’s 2018
(Boscoe’s – Columbus, Ohio)

1st Alternate to Miss Boscoe’s 2017
(Boscoe’s – Columbus, Ohio)

Miss Southbend 2014
(Southbend – Columbus, Ohio)

Miss Ohio Continental Elite 2010
Prelim to Miss Continental Elite

Miss Paramount USofA Emeritus
Prelim to Miss Gay Ohio USofA

Miss Gay Ohio America 1989
Prelim to Miss Gay America

Miss Gay West Virginia America 1981
Prelim to Miss Gay America

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Dee Ranged

Dee Ranged is an entertainer out of Jacksonville, Florida but has also called Cincinnati, Ohio and Nashville, Tennessee home.

Titles and Awards

1st Alternate to Miss Gay USofA 2018

1st Alternate to Miss Gay Gulf Coast USofA 2018
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA

Miss Pride South Florida 2018

National Miss Comedy Queen 2015

Universal Show Queen 2011

Miss Showgirl Gay Pride 2009
Prelim to Miss Ohio Gay Pride

National Entertainer of the Year, F.I. 2007

1st Alternate to National Entertainer of the Year, F.I. 2006

Miss Gay Orlando 2006

2nd Alternate to National Entertainer of the Year, F.I. 2005

3rd Alternate to National Entertainer of the Year, F.I. 2003
Overall Presentation Category Winner

Miss Pipeline 2003
(Pipeline – Cincinnati, Ohio)

Dee is also a former Miss Parliament House.

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Paige Passion

Paige Passion is from Columbus, Ohio. She has been a featured entertainer or show director at several venues in the area to include Axis Night Club, Blondies Bar & Patio, Pyramid II, SomeWhere Else, Southbend Tavern, Club 202 and Wall Street Night Club.  Paige also travels all over the state performing and entertaining crowds.  She has been spotted at places like Club Masque and Club Aquarius both in Dayton, Ohio as well as Interbelt Night Club in Akron, Ohio.

Paige emcee’s various pageants and community events.  Paige is known for her impersonations of celebrities such as Dolly Parton, Liza Minnelli, and Wynona Judd.  She has won several awards through the Joey Boo Boo Awards, in which the community of Columbus, Ohio votes for their favorite entertainers.  Paige has also been very involved in the Miss Gay Ohio America pageant system and has been awarded the Brazon Award of Professional Standards twice.

An active member of the community, Paige has also been a recipient of BRAVO (Buckeye Region Anti Violence Organization) Community Service Award that was presented by Colleen Marshall of NBC 4 in Columbus, Ohio.

Titles and Awards

Miss Highball 2016
(Highball Tavern – Columbus, Ohio)

Miss Gay Mid Atlantic America 2012
Regional Prelim to Miss Gay America
(Axis Night Club – Columbus, Ohio)

Miss Level 2012
(Level Dining Lounge – Columbus, Ohio)

1st Alternate to Miss Gay Mid Atlantic America 2011
Regional Prelim to Miss Gay America

Miss Axis 2011
(Axis Night Club – Columbus, Ohio)

1st Alternate to Miss Gay Ohio USofA at Large 2010
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA at Large
(Axis Night Club – Columbus, Ohio)

Miss Gay Ohio USofA 2009
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA
(Axis Night Club – Columbus, Ohio)

Miss North Star Queen of Queens 2007

Miss Ohio Gay Pride 2007
(Axis Night Club – Columbus, Ohio)

1st Alternate to Miss Ohio Gay Pride 2006

Miss Metropolitan Gay Pride 2006
Prelim to Miss Ohio Gay Pride

Entertainer of the Year 2005
Joey Boo Boo Awards – Columbus, Ohio

Female Impersonator of the Year 2005
…for the character of Dolly Parton
Joey Boo Boo Awards – Columbus, Ohio

Miss Columbus Gay Pride 2004
Prelim to Miss Ohio Gay Pride

Entertainer of the Year 2004
Joey Boo Boo Awards – Columbus, Ohio

Female Impersonator of the Year 2004
…for the characters of Dolly Parton, Liza Minnelli and Wynona Judd
Joey Boo Boo Awards – Columbus, Ohio

Best Show Director of Columbus 2004
Joey Boo Boo Awards – Columbus, Ohio

Miss Gay Ohio America 2003
Prelim to Miss Gay America
(Celebrity Show & Dance Club – Dayton, Ohio)

Miss Wall Street 2002
(Wall Street Night Club – Columbus, Ohio)

Miss Canton America 2002
Prelim to Miss Gay Ohio America

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Morgan McMichaels

Morgan McMichaels is an entertainer from Southern California where she is part of “The Dream Girls Review” .  In 2010, Morgan was selected to be on the 2nd Season of RuPaul’s Drag Race on the LOGO channel and was brought back later that year for the premiere of Rupaul’s Drag U.  Morgan also appeared in Season 3 of RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars Season 3.

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Mariah Paris Balenciaga

Mariah Paris Balenciaga is an entertainer based out of Atlanta, Georgia and was featured on Season 3 of RuPaul’s Drag Race that premiered on January 24, 2011 on the Logo Channel.

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Eris Melody Grey

Eris Melody Grey is an entertainer and DJ out of Columbus, Ohio where she has been featured at places like Axis and Wall Street Night Club.

Titles and Awards

1st Alternate to Miss Gay Ohio America 2018
Prelim to Miss Gay America

Miss Gay Capital City America 2018
Prelim to Miss Gay Ohio America

Miss Union 2015
(Union Cafe – Columbus, Ohio)

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Miss Gay Ohio America

Miss Gay America

Miss Gay Ohio America is a prelim to Miss Gay America.

Miss Gay Ohio America Titleholders

***In Loving Memory

Prelims to Miss Gay Ohio America:

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Valerie Valentino

Valerie Valentino is an entertainer out of Massillon, Ohio.

Titles and Awards

Miss Gay Ohio America 2018
Prelim to Miss Gay America

Miss Legends 2018
(Legends Showclub – Toledo, Ohio)

Miss Gay Akron America 2018
Prelim to Miss Gay Ohio America

Miss Gay Akron 2017

2nd Alternate to Miss Gay Ohio America 2017
Prelim to Miss Gay America
Miss Congeniality Award

Miss Gay Cleveland America 2017
Prelim to Miss Gay Ohio America

Miss Ohio All-Star Newcomer 2016

Miss Gay Canton America 2016
Prelim to Miss Gay Ohio America

Miss Tear-EZ 2015
(Tear-EZ – Akron, Ohio)

1st Alternate to Miss Adams Street 2015
(Adams Street – Akron, Ohio)

1st Alternate to Miss Addicted to Glamour Newcomer 2015
(Interbelt Nite Club – Akron, Ohio)

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Tabbi Katt

Tabbi Katt is an entertainer currently residing in St. Louis, Missouri.  She has also performed and lived in New York City, New York and Columbus, Ohio.

Titles and Awards

Miss Gay Missouri America 2017
Prelim to Miss Gay America

Miss Gay Metropolitan America 2017
Prelim to Miss Gay Missouri America

1st Alternate to East Coast All American Goddess 2016
Prelim to All American Goddess

Miss Empire State New York 2015
(Wolf’s Den – Syracuse, New York)

Miss Gay Ohio USofA 2013
Overall Interview and Evening Gown Category Winner
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA
(Axis Night Club – Columbus, Ohio)

Miss Gay Paramount USofA 2012
Prelim to Miss Gay Ohio USofA
Overall Interview, Evening Gown, and Talent Category Winner
(Wall Street Night Club – Columbus, Ohio)

Miss Gay Southwest Illinois America 2012
Overall Male Interview, Evening Gown, Solo Talent, On-Stage Question, and Talent Category Winner

Miss Gay Metropolitan America 2010
Prelim to Miss Gay Missouri America

Miss Gay Missouri USofA 2009
Winner of Preliminary Night and Final Night Talent
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA

1st Alternate Miss Gay Missouri America 2008
Winner of Evening Gown
Winner of Talent
Winner of On-Stage Question
Winner of Male Interview
Miss Congeniality

Miss Gay St. Louis America 2008
Winner of Talent
Winner of Male Interview
Winner of On-Stage Question

4th Alternate Miss Gay Missouri Ameria 2007

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Derrick Barry

Derrick Barry is a well known entertainer and Britney Spears impersonator out of Las Vegas, Nevada.

Derrick was featured on Season 8 of RuPaul’s Drag Race that premiered on March 7th 2016 on the Logo TV channel.  Prior to that, Derrick made his reality television premiere in 2008 on America’s Got Talent on NBC.

Titles and Awards

National Don’t H8 Hall of Fame 2015

National Miss Don’t H8 DIVA 2010

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In Loving Memory of Michael Andrews

Michael Andrews was an entertainer out of Houston, Texas and the illusion behind Michael Androlewicz.   He was well known for her impersonations of Ann Margaret and starred in films like “Murder Me, Murder You” (CBS, 1983) and “Hard Ticket to Hawaii” (Malibu Bay Films, 1987).

Sadly Michael is no longer with us, but we salute his artistry and remember his contributions to the art form.

Titles and Awards

Miss Gay USofA 1986

Miss Gay America 1977

1st Alternate to Miss Gay America 1976

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Hot Chocolate

Hot Chocolate is the drag persona behind the amazing Larry Edwards in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hot Chocolate has been featured on television programs like “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”, “Entertainment Tonight”, “Donahue”, “The Leeza Show” and “Sally Jesse”. She is known for her impersonations of Tina Turner and has headlined many Las Vegas shows.

In 2005, Hot Chocolate was featured in the movie “Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous” that starred Sandra Bullock.

Titles and Awards

Miss Gay America 1980

Miss Gay Texas America 1978
Prelim to Miss Gay America

Miss Florida F.I. 1976

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In Loving Memory of Lady Shawn

Lady Shawn was featured at places like the Other Place in Ft. Worth, Texas.

Titles and Awards

Miss Gay America 1981

Miss Gay Texas America 1979
Prelim to Miss Gay America

1st Alternate to Miss Gay Texas America 1977
Prelim to Miss Gay America

Miss Gay Dallas America 1977
Prelim to Miss Gay Texas America

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Tasha Kohl

Tasha Kohl is an entertainer currently living in the Dallas, Texas area.

Titles and Awards

Norma Kristie Lifetime Achievement Award 2013
Presented Final Night at Miss Gay America 2014 Pageant
(Millennium Hotel – St. Louis, Missouri)

National Entertainer of the Year, F.I. 1991

Texas Entertainer of the Year, F.I. 1991
Prelim to National Entertainer of the Year, F.I.

Miss Gay America 1984

Miss Gay Mid America 1984
Regional Prelim to Miss Gay America

Miss Gay Texas America 1982
Prelim to Miss Gay America

Miss Gay Heart of Texas 1980
Emeritus (Jay-tees – Waco, Texas)

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Miss Gay Greensboro America

Miss Gay America

Miss Gay Greensboro America is a prelim to Miss Gay North Carolina America.

Miss Gay Greensboro America Titleholders

***In Loving Memory