Dorae Saunders

Dorae Saunders

Dorae Saunders

Dorae Saunders is an entertainer from Columbia, South Carolina.

Titles and Awards

1st Alternate to Miss Gay USofA Classic 2017

Miss Gay Georgia USofA Classic 2017
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA Classic

Miss Chasers 2016
(Chasers – Charlotte, North Carolina)

Miss Hide-A-Way at Large 2016
(The Hide-A-Way – Rock Hill, South Carolina)

Top 12 to Miss Gay USofA 2016

1st Alternate to Miss Gay Lonestar USofA 2016
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA

Miss Atlanta Grand Diva 2015

Miss Large and Lovely 2014

2nd Alternate to All American Goddess at Large 2014

Miss Scorpio at Large 2013
(Scorpio Lounge – Charlotte, North Carolina)

Miss Gay USofA at Large 2012
Overall Interview and Gown Category Winner

1st Alternate to Miss Gay Georgia USofA at Large 2012
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA at Large

1st Alternate to Miss Gay USofA at Large 2011

Miss Atlanta Showgirl 2011

Miss Gay Georgia USofA 2010
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA
Overall Talent Winner
(Jungle Night Club – Atlanta, Georgia)

1st Alternate to Miss Gay Florida USofA 2009
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA

Miss Parliament House 2009
(Parliament House – Orlando, Florida)

Miss Tampa Bay International Plus 2008

Miss Duval 2008

Miss Gay Orlando 2007

Miss Charlotte Pride 2007

2nd Alternate to Miss Gay USofA at Large 2006

Miss Scorpio 2006
(Scorpio Lounge – Charlotte, North Carolina)

Miss Charlotte Black Gay Pride 2006

Miss Duval Plus 2005

Miss Club Odyssey  2005
(Club Odyssey – Winston Salem, North Carolina)

1st Alternate to Miss Gay USofA at Large 2005

Miss Gay Sin City USofA at Large 2005
Regional Prelim to Miss Gay USofA at Large

3rd Alternate to Miss Gay USofA at Large 2003

Miss Renaissance Plus 2003

Miss Sweetheart International Plus 1997

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Viva Sex

Viva Sex

Viva Sex

Viva Sex is a Spanish-American transgender celebrity impersonator most known for her impersonation of Madonna which she’s been doing since 1983. Her impersonation of Madonna has led to appearances on: The Johnny Carson Show, The Joan Rivers Show, Into the Night with Rick Dees, Hard Copy, AM Los Angeles and A Current Affair to name a few. She’s also been in movies: Never Too Young to Die (with Vanity, John Stamos, and Gene Simmons), Vamp (with Grace Jones), One Man Force (alongside her band, The Cosmetics), and Skin Walker (with RuPaul). She also acted on an episode of MADtv (with Chad Michaels and Jackee Dee).

She was a stage manager at The Lexington Bar, Peanuts, 7969, and The Palms. Viva was a regular performer at La Cage (impersonating: Madonna, Eurythmics, Debbie Harry, Mariah Carey, and Gloria Estefan). Recently Viva has opened her own collectibles booth at Frank & Sons.

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Capucine Deveroux

Capucine Deveroux

Capucine Deveroux

Capucine Deveroux is a makeup artist and performer from Chicago, Illinois most known for her appearance on an episode of “Taxicab Confessions” in which she is remembered for her candid nature and comical quotes. She’s done fundraisers for children with AIDS and did a fundraiser for late entertainer Reina Valentino. Capucine was a regular performer at the Gypsy in Las Vegas, Nevada and the Circuit in Chicago, Illinois. She did makeup for the big-budget feature films, “Two Can Play that Game” and “Love Don’t Cost a Thing”.

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April Reign

April Reign

April Reign

April Reign started doing drag in Cincinnati in April of 1995 performing at the Dock and Chasers. She then moved to Dayton in September 1997 and was on the Celebrity show cast for a number of years. She now lives in Las Vegas, Nevada, but makes periodic trips back to Ohio where she is a featured entertainer at Club Masque in Dayton, Ohio.

She has competed in numerous national pageants, making top 12 in several of them.  In 2009 April captured the title of Miss Gay USofA at Large. She has over 15 bar and city titles. She enjoys talking to new people and making new friends.

April’s Accomplishments

Miss Gay USofA at Large 2009
Overall Talent and Gown Winner
(Talbot Street – Indianapolis, Indiana)

Miss SinCity USofA at Large 2009
Regional Prelim to Miss Gay USofA at Large
Overall Talent and Gown Winner

Miss Gay Las Vegas 2006

Miss Tri State Continental Plus 2001
Regional Prelim to Miss Continental

Miss Ohio Valley USofA at Large 2000
Regional Prelim to Miss Gay USofA at Large

Miss Celebrity 2000
(Celebrity Show & Dance Bar – Dayton, Ohio)

Miss Ohio USofA at Large 1999
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA at Large

Ohio Entertainer of the Year, F.I. 1998
Prelim to National Entertainer of the Year, F.I.

Miss Old Street 1998
(Old Street Saloon – Monroe, Ohio)

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Chad Michaels

Chad Michaels

Chad Michaels

Chad Michaels is an entertainer from Southern California.  Chad was featured on Season 4 of RuPaul’s Drag Race that premiered on January 30, 2012 on the Logo Channel.  Chad went on to win the first ever season of RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars that premiered on October 22, 2012 on the same network.

Well known in the industry as a leading Cher impersonator, Chad has worked the likes of Bruce Roberts, Cher, Christina Aguilera, Cyndi Lauper, David Foster, Elton John, Gene Simmons and RuPaul.

Accomplishments

1st Alternate to California Entertainer of the Year, F.I. 2010
Prelim to National Entertainer of the Year, F.I.

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Farrah Moan

Farrah Moan - Photo by Scotty Kirby

Farrah Moan – Photo by Scotty Kirby

Farrah Moan is an entertainer out of Las Vegas, Nevada.

In February of 2017, Farrah was revealed as a Season 9  cast member on RuPaul’s Drag Race that airs on VH1. The season premiered on March 24th, 2017.

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Hot Chocolate

Hot Chocolate

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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Coco Montrese

Coco Montrese - Photo by Kristofer Reynolds

Coco Montrese – Photo by Kristofer Reynolds

Coco Montrese is an entertainer currently residing in Las Vegas, Nevada but has also lived and performed in Orlando, Florida.

In November of 2009, Coco became the 1st Alternate to Miss Gay America.  On January 20th, 2010 the title was removed from the winner making Coco the Miss Gay America 2010 Representative.   Coco officially took the crown on February 27, 2010 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Coco was featured on Season 5 of RuPaul’s Drag Race that premiered on January 28, 2013 on the Logo Channel.   She was also featured on RuPaul’s All Stars Drag Race 2 that premiered on June 17, 2106.

Accomplishments

Miss Gay America 2010
Overall Interview Winner

Miss Gay Heart of America 2009
Prelim to Miss Gay America

Michael Andrews Photogenic Award 2009
Miss Gay America Pageant

1st Alternate to Miss Gay Heart of America 2008
Prelim to Miss Gay America

Top 10 at Miss Gay America 2008

Miss Gay Orlando 2008

Miss Gay Days 2008

Miss Gay Florida America 2007
Prelim to Miss Gay America

Miss Gay Florida USofA 2005
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA

Miss Lakeland 2003
(Lakeland, Florida)

Coco is also a former Miss A.S.A.P., Miss Dixieland Nationals, Miss Gay Ocala, Miss Hernando County F.I., Miss Parliament House, Miss Pride of Florida America, Miss Tri County Universe.

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Rasean Montrese

Rasean Montrese - Photo by Tios Photography

Rasean Montrese – Photo by Tios Photography

Rasean Montrese is an entertainer out of Legendary Hills, Indiana but has also lived in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Accomplishments

All American Gent 2014

Mr. Gay USofA 2012

Mr. Gay South Central States USofA 2012
Prelim to Mr. Gay USofA

Mr. Chicago Black Universe 2009
Prelim to Mr. Black Universe

Mr. All-American 2009

Mr. Continental 2008

Mr. Platinum Gem City 2007

National Mr. Entertainer of the Year 2005

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Shavonna Brooks

Shavonna Brooks

Shavonna Brooks

Shavonna Brooks is an entertainer out of Atlanta, Georgia where she has been featured at places like Burkharts. Shavonna has also called Las Vegas, Nevada home.

Accomplishments

Miss Ohio Continental Plus 2018
Prelim to Miss Continental Plus

Top 5 at Miss Continental Plus 2016

1st Alternate to Miss Dream Girl Continental Plus 2016
Prelim to Miss Continental Plus

2nd Alternate to Miss Parliament House 2015
(Parliament House – Orlando, Florida)

Miss Wessland Grand Empress 2013

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Coco Vega

Coco Vega

Coco Vega

Coco Vega is an entertainer who currently resides in Las Vegas, Nevada where she has been featured at places like Piranha Nightclub.  Coco is also a very accomplished and sought after costume and gown designer.

Accomplishments

Miss Celebrity 2004
(Celebrity Night Club – Dayton, Ohio)

Miss Gay Indiana America 1985
Prelim to Miss Gay America
(Talbott Street – Indianapolis, Indiana)

*Coco is also a former Miss Ohio Universe.

India Ferrah

India Ferrah - Photo by Aaron Jay Young

India Ferrah – Photo by Aaron Jay Young

India Ferrah is an entertainer currently residing in Las Vegas, Nevada where she is featured at the Piranha Nightclub.  India was featured on Season 3 of RuPaul’s Drag Race that premiered on January 24, 2011 on the Logo Channel.

Accomplishments

Miss Old Street Saloon 2010
(Old Street Saloon – Monroe, Ohio)

All American Goddess 2008

*India is also a former Miss Gay Galaxy.

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