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In Loving Memory of Phonda Cox

Phonda Cox

Phonda Cox

Phonda Cox was the illusion of Bradford Parton and was an entertainer out of Columbus, Ohio.

Some venues and events that Phonda had been a part of include AWOL (Columbus, OH), Axis Night Club (Columbus, OH), Boscoe’s (Columbus, Ohio), Level Dining Lounge (Columbus, OH) and Wall Street Nightclub (Columbus, OH).

The Columbus community sadly lost Phonda suddenly on Friday, April 20th, 2018.  Our heart goes out to all who knew and loved Phonda.

Titles and Awards

Miss Comic 2005

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J

J - Photo by Tanner Abel

J – Photo by Tanner Abel

J is an entertainer out of Brooklyn, New York but once called Cleveland, Ohio home.

Some venues and events that J has been part of include Bounce Nightclub (Cleveland, Ohio), Marco Marco Fashion Show (New York, NY) and Intermezzo (New York, NY).

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Tyler Devereaux

Tyler Devereaux - Photo by Foto Images by Ken

Tyler Devereaux – Photo by Foto Images by Ken

Tyler Devereaux is an entertainer out of Columbus, Ohio but has also called Lexington, Kentucky home.

Titles and Awards

2nd Alternate to Mr. Gay Ohio 2018

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Lucky

Lucky - Photo by John Gebhardt

Lucky – Photo by John Gebhardt

Lucky is an entertainer out of Dayton, Ohio where he is featured at places like MJ’s on Jefferson.

Titles and Awards

Mr. Gay Ohio 2018

2nd Alternate to Mr. Ohio Gay Pride 2018
Interview, On Stage Question and Talent Category Awards

Mr. Dayton Gay Pride 2017
Prelim to Mr. Ohio Gay Pride

National Mr. Don’t H8 2016

Mr. MJ’s 2014
(MJ’s – Dayton, Ohio)

Mr. Unlimited Classique 2013

Mr. Ohio Unlimited Classique 2013
Prelim to Mr. Unlimited Classique

1st Alternate to Mr. Ohio Gay Pride 2012

Mr. Tri States All Star 2012

Mr. Dayton Gay Pride 2011
Prelim to Mr. Ohio Gay Pride

Mr. Gay Indiana USofA 2011
Prelim to Mr. Gay USofA

1st Alternate to Mr. Northern Star Unlimited Classique 2009
Prelim to Mr. Unlimited Classique

Mr. Gay Dayton 2008

1st Alternate to Mr. Unlimited Classique 2008

Mr. Tri States Unlimited Classique 2008
Prelim to Mr. Unlimited Classique

Mr. Closet 2007

Mr. Ohio All-Star 2006

Mr. Columbus All-Star 2005
Prelim to Mr. Ohio All-Star

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Miss Gay Ohio USofA

Ohio USofA Pageantry

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

Miss Gay Ohio USofA Titleholders

Miss Gay Ohio USofA Titleholders

***In Loving Memory

Prelims to Miss Gay Ohio USofA

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Miss Gay Ohio America

Miss Gay America

Miss Gay Ohio America is a prelim to Miss Gay America and is currently owned by Nick Rose (aka Tiffanie Taylor) and Michael Bishop (aka Beverly Ford) under Ford & Taylor Entertainment. For more information on Miss Gay Ohio America please visit the website: http://www.missgayohioamerica.com

Links to Miss Gay Ohio America Titleholders

***In Loving Memory

Prelims to Miss Gay Ohio America:

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Nick Anthony

Nick Anthony

Nick Anthony

Nick Anthony is the founder and owner of Our Community Roots which profiles people and places in the LGBTQ community and their allies. A large part of the history project pays tributes to entertainers across the country.  As of April 2018, the site featured more than 7,000 pages of content and nearly 17,000 photos.

In addition to the site, Nick has also volunteered and worked at many local, state and national pageants.  His love and passion for community drives him in all that he does.

Titles and Awards

National Don’t H8 Hall of Fame 2019

Promoter of the Year 2018
Miss Gay Ohio

Olivia Pantene Award 2015
Miss Gay Ohio Ameria

Award of Appreciation 2014
Miss Gay Ohio USofA

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Miss Gay Ohio

Miss Gay Ohio Titleholders

Miss Gay Ohio Titleholders

Prelims to Miss Gay Ohio

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Tina Hightower

Tina Hightower - Photo by Wild Horses Photography

Tina Hightower – Photo by Wild Horses Photography

Tina Hightower is an entertainer out of Dayton, Ohio and is featured at places like Masque Night Club and MJ’s Cafe.

Titles and Awards

2nd Alternate to Miss Gay Ohio 2018
Interview and Evening Gown Category Awards

Miss Gay Capital City Ohio 2018
Prelim to Miss Gay Ohio

2nd Alternate to Miss Gay Ohio 2017
Interview Category Award

Miss Gay Miami Valley Ohio 2017
Prelim to Miss Gay Ohio

Top 8 at Miss Masque 2015
Overall Presentation Category Winner
(Masque Night Club – Dayton, Ohio)

Top 12 at Miss Gay Ohio USofA 2014
Overall Interview Category Winner
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA
(Axis Night Club – Columbus, Ohio)

Miss Gay Miami Valley USofA 2014
Prelim to Miss Gay Ohio USofA
(Club Masque – Dayton, Ohio)

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Jessica Love

Jessica Love

Jessica Love

Jessica Love is an entertainer from Canton, Ohio.

Some venues and events that Jessica has been a part of include Club Awesome (Warren, Ohio), Crew Night Club (Canton, Ohio), Funky Skunk Nite Club (Warren, Ohio), Interbelt Nite Club (Akron, Ohio) and Utopia Night Club (Youngstown, Ohio).

Titles and Awards

1st Alternate to Miss Gay Ohio 2018
Community Platform Category Award

Miss Gay Columbus Ohio 2018
Prelim to Miss Gay Ohio

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

Top 12 at Miss Gay Ohio USofA 2014
Prelim to Miss Gay USofA
(Axis Night Club – Columbus, Ohio)

1st Alternate to Miss Gay Capital City USofA 2014
Prelim to Miss Gay Ohio USofA
(Axis Night Club – Columbus, Ohio)

Miss Ohio All-Star Newcomer 2013

Miss Inferno 2012
(Inferno Night Club – Akron, Ohio)

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