Jessica Jade, reigning Miss Gay East Coast America 2013, was crowned Miss Gay America 2014 at the conclusion of the pageant held on October 13, 2013 at the Millennium Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri.
Jessica Jade, Miss Gay East Coast America, was the winner of Miss Gay America 2014.
Her court includes the first runner-up Blair Williams, the second runner-up Krista Collins, the third runner-up Kofi.
– Miss Talent: Jessica Jade
– Evening Gown Winner: Kofi
– Solo Talent Winner: Krista Collins
– Overall Interview Winner: Blair Williams
Miss Gay America 2014 Top 10: Andria Andrews, Jessica Jade, LeQuitcha Rodriguez, Christa Collins, Blair Williams, Tatiyanna Voche, Kofi, Jade Sinclair, Suzy Wong Bna, Truly Fabu.
About the pageant: (source: Wiki)
Miss Gay America is a national pageant for female impersonators. Established in 1972, the pageant follows a format similar to the official Miss America contest, which it is based on. The reigning Miss Gay America titleholder is held to the highest level of elegance, intelligence, and entertainment value.
Each year an estimated 500 contestants compete at various city, state and direct regional preliminaries, where a winner and first alternate advance to compete at the official Miss Gay America pageant. For over 20 years, the city, state, regional, and national titleholders have been awarded the pageant’s signature and coveted, gold and aurora borealis rhinestone crown, featuring the system’s symbol of excellence logo. Titleholders are often seen as the best in the industry and are hired to entertain in a variety of high-level performance venues, such as Las Vegas shows, cruise ships, and at major pride festivals and related LGBT functions, all while retaining professional careers off-stage.
As a pageant dedicated to the pure art of female impersonation, Miss Gay America prohibits contestants using female hormones or have undergone any feminizing plastic surgery, such as breast implants or liquid-silicone injections below the neck. An important component of the competition is an interview in male gender specific attire.