MISS GAY WESTERN STATES AMERICA HAS ENJOYED A REMARKABLE AND SUCCESSFUL HISTORY. THREE MISS GAY AMERICAS HAVE BEEN CROWNED AFTER QUALIFYING AS WINNER OR FIRST ALTERNATE AT THE MISS GAY WESTERN STATES AMERICA PAGEANT. PLEASE SCROLL THROUGH THE GALLERY OF FORMER TITLE HOLDERS BELOW AND LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SYMBOLS OF EXCELLENCE.
Miss Gay Western States America 2022 & 2015
Richard Stevens of Phoenix, Arizona is the gentleman that brings the illusion of Barbra Seville. Barbra was crowned Miss Gay Western States America 2022 and 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. Barbra is also a former Miss Gay Arizona America. A staple in the Arizona LGBT community, Barbra has been performing around the state for 20+ years. Barbra has been a Top 10 contender at Miss Gay America, most recently placing 2nd Alternate to Miss Gay America 2023.
Miss Gay Western States America 2021
Jonathan Jackson of Washington, D.C. is the gentleman that brings the illusion of Tatiyanna Voche'. Tatiyanna is no stranger to the Miss Gay America system. Having competed for several years as Miss Gay Maryland America, Miss Gay Atlantic States America, Miss Gay Mid-East America and Miss Gay Western States America. Jonathan is a successful owner of a salon in DC and is heavily involved in the local DC/Virginia theater scene. Placing 2nd Alternate to Miss Gay America 2022, Tatiyanna went on to be crowned Miss Gay America 2023 in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Miss Gay Western States America 2018
Fifi, the dancing queen, came into the Miss Gay America system with a force. Placing Top 10 in her first year, as Miss Gay Western States America. Fifi stuns the audience with acrobatics, trained dancing skills and illusions. Fifi has won the titles of Miss Gay Mid-West America and Miss Gay Sin City America. You can catch Fifi twirling around New York City.
Miss Gay Western States America 2017
Savannah is well know throughout the country for her celebrity impersonation characters- know mostly for Reba McEntire, Stevens also does Katy Perry and Cher. Savannah says, "I cannot wait to travel the country as Miss Gay America, to join the hundreds of fans, nationwide who love the art of female impersonation as much as I do!" Savannah is a former Miss Gay Arizona America, where she placed 3rd Alternate to Miss Gay America 2017. As Miss Gay Western States America, Savannah placed Top 10.
You can catch Savannah weekly in Phoenix, Arizona at the Elements show at BS West Scottsdale!
Miss Gay America 2017
Miss Gay Western States America 2016
Suzy Wong is the alter ego of Arnold Myint, Nashville based Chef/ Restaurateur and of Bravo’s Top Chef and Food Network fame. A domestic diva, event hostess, philanthropist and savvy mixologists, she can be seen at exclusive social events across the nation, be it entertaining or as a guest. Her classy demeanor, and appreciation for the finer things in life are evident in her wardrobe and her million dollar smile. She was Miss Gay Tennessee America 2012 and Miss Gay Mid America 2013, and represented California at Miss Gay America in 2014 where she has finished in the top ten twice.
In October 2016, Suzy Wong was crowned the 46th Miss Gay America in Memphis, Tennessee becoming the 3rd contestant from Miss Gay Western States America to become Miss Gay America!
Miss Gay Western States America 2013
Robert Martin of Florida is the gentleman that brings the illusion of Chantel Reshae. Chantel was crowned Miss Gay Western States America 2013 in Tempe, Arizona. No stranger to the Miss Gay America stage, Chantel has had the privilege of being Top 10 and Top 5 at Miss Gay America. One of Chantel's best accomplishments was being crowned Miss Continental Elite 2015!
Miss Gay Western States America 2011
Eric Smith is a native and current resident of St. Louis, MO and is the gentleman who brings us the illusion of Erica Chandler.
Erica was crowned Miss Gay Western States America in July 2011 in Las Vegas, NV, and we are delighted to welcome her back for her official step-down. Erica also served as Miss Gay Oregon America 2007
Miss Gay Western States America 2010
The wonderful talents and beauty of Monica Moore are brought to us by Brandon Ford of Tampa, FL. Previous to his reign as Miss Gay Western States America Brandon won Miss Gay Florida America pageant in 2009. Monica was also crowned Miss All American Goddess At Large 2020.
Sache' Van Cartier
Miss Gay Western States America 2009
Sache Van Cartier hails was crowned Miss Gay Western States America 2009. Prior to being Miss Gay Western States America, Sache was Miss Gay Arizona America 2008. In 2015, after a hard fought battle with cancer, Sache passed away. May her memory be a blessing.
Miss Gay Western States America 2008
China might have grown up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, but today she calls Tucson, AZ home and she continues to entertain the community there and around the country. China has held numerous titles such as Miss Gay Heart of America, Miss Gay Mid-America and Miss Gay Missouri America. As Miss Gay Western States America, China placed 4nd Alternate at the Miss Gay America 2009.
Miss Gay America 2008
1st Alternate to Miss Gay Western States America 2007
Josh Bolin is the man that brings the illusion of Mikaila Kay. This Broadway Baby hit the Miss Gay America scene in 2006 when he moved to Arizona and won Miss Gay Cosmopolitan America (a preliminary to Miss Gay Arizona America.) That year Mikaila went on to win Miss Gay Arizona America and place 32nd at Miss Gay America. The next year he came back and placed 1st Alternate to Miss Gay Western States America. In October of 2007, Mikaila Kay was crowned Miss Gay America in Memphis, Tennessee, becoming the 2nd person from the Western States family to be crowned Miss Gay America. Currently Josh lives in Missouri.
Miss Gay Western States America 2007
Anthony Brewer is the gentleman that bring us the illusion of Alina Malletti. Alina was crowned Miss Gay Western States in 2007. She is well known for her grace and beauty on stage and talent productions such as the Lion King, and Aida! Alina has held other titles within the Miss Gay America system including Miss Gay California America, Miss Gay Heart of America and Miss Gay Southern Elegance America. Currently Tony resides in San Jose, California with his husband.
Miss Gay America 2007
Miss Gay Western States America 2006
Luscious was crowned Miss Gay Western States America 2006. Luscious is known for her high energy dance talents and for gracing the stage with classic beauty and elegance. Luscious was also the first Miss Gay Western States America to win the title of Miss Gay America. Previous titles held within the Miss Gay America system include Miss Gay North Carolina America and Miss Gay Kansas America Regional. Luscious is a two-time National Titleholder and was crowned Miss Gay USofA in 2011. Currently Luscious lives in North Carolina!
Miss Gay Western States America 2005
Angela Dodd made her way back to Miss Gay America in 2005 as Miss Gay Western States America 2005. No stranger to the competition stage, Angela has placed as high as 2nd Alternate at the Miss Gay America pageant. Angela, also know as the Dancing Dynamite, is known for her elaborate talent productions. Previous titles include, Miss Gay South America and Miss Gay Arizona America 2002. Currently Angela is still entertaining in Phoenix, Arizona.
Miss Gay Western States America 2001
Kenneth Blake is an entertainer who currently resides in Las Vegas, Nevada. Kenneth is well known for his impersonations of Dolly Parton, Madonna, Celine Dion, Cher, Reba McEntire, Gwen Stefani, Marilyn Monroe, and Sir Elton John. Kenneth’s Wig Designs are featured world wide with clients in The United States, Germany, Australia, Sweden, The United Kingdom, Japan, Canada, Norway, and Italy.
Miss Gay Western States America 2000
Naomi started doing drag performing to a song from the movie The Bodyguard at Wink's, a popular Phoenix hangout. After being crowned Miss Gay Western States America in 2000, Naomi began transitioning Santana Douglas and began performing as Chantelle Douglas. In 2001, Chantelle was crowned the first Miss Gay Arizona USofA. Known as a talented performer, especially for her Whitney Houston and Dionne Warwick numbers, she went on to be crowned Miss Black Texas America 2012. Chantelle passed away unexpectedly in July 2012. We cherish her memory and her love of life.
Miss Gay Western States America 1999
Miss Gay Western States America 1998
Benjamin Menges is a native of New York, NY and currently resides in Baltimore, MD, where he is based as a flight attendant with Southwest Airlines. Ben has been bringing the illusion of Truly Fabu to our community for 15+ years. Truly has a unique style she brings to the stage and to competition. Truly has been in the Top 10 and Top 5 at the Miss Gay America pageant. Truly placed 4th Alternate (as 1st Alternate to Miss Gay Western States America 2013) at the Miss Gay America 2014 pageant!