The Holiday season is quickly aupon us, but with all of the hustle and bustle I hope you are all taking time to spend moments with family and friends ! On December 3rd I had the honor of administrating and participating in my first of 5 preliminaries for the MGAA 17 pageant season! Miss Gay Scottsdale America was such an incredible experience shared with great friends and loved ones! The morning of the 3rd I gave a contestant orientation to 3 amazingly talented and intelligent gentlemen (Olivia Gardens, Piper M'Shay and Maxine Hart )vying for the title and opportunity to carry the name of Miss Gay Scottsdale America 2017! It was truly overwhelming getting the chance to witness other competitors, whom I adore, work and push themselves to achieve and accomplish their own dreams and goals! 5 extremely qualified and professional judges had the undaunting task and responsibility of choosing the first 2 qualified contestants that will move forward to represent MGSA at MGAA 17! CONGRATULATIONS to the newly crowned Miss Gay Scottsdale America 2017 Olivia Gardens and 1st Alternate Piper M'Shay! Both of these gentlemen will move forward to compete for the title of Miss Gay Arizona America 2017 in June!
The MGSA pageant ran seamlessly and smooth thanks to all of the help from so many people! Thank you to the contestants, Olivia Gardens Piper M'Shay and Maxine Hart, for not only believing in me but for believing in yourselves and the MGA system! Thank you to the wonderful panel of judges: Sasha Bratz, Tc Taylor, Acy Hendricks (Tiffany Bonet ) Ricky McDonald and Mike Fornelli for donating your time, talents and expertise to find and choose MGSA 17 and 1ST Alternate ! Thank you to 3 amazing friends that I am proud to call sisters, the promoters of MGSA and forever MGAAs Mya McKenzie Tyra Marie and Diva! Thank you for helping and guiding me so much along this journey and for always believing in me, my dreams and goals! Thank you to all of the backstage assistants and Dj Lezbein for being so incredibly professional, easy and fun to work with ! Thank you to Divine Sync Designs for always making me feel and look beautiful! THANK YOU to my friend, my bossman and my Linda for always being by my side and helping me along this fun and crazy ride of being your "Agent in Training ". Also a special shout out to Miss Gay California America, Barbra Seville for hosting the MGSA pageant and for always being such a great "big sister"! Thank you for giving me the new hash tag #SweetSixteen !
Thank you to the entire staff and management of BS West for your continued love, support and friendship and for allowing the pageant to be held at your amazing venue! Thank you to all of my family , friends, sisters, promoters, fans and patrons of the bar for attending and enjoying the Miss Gay Scottsdale America Pageant!
The 2nd preliminary of the pageant season will be Miss Gay Copper City America 2017 honoring Lady Ashley! The MGCA pageant is proudly promoted by forever MGAA Tc Taylor and Joey Saputo (Judith Derriere ). MGCCA "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" will take place January 15, 2017 at The Rock Phoenix! This pageant has an on-going tradition of contestants moving on to win the title of Miss Gay Arizona America such as Bunny Fufu, TC Taylor, Diva, Tyra Marie, Nevaeh McKenzie, me and even more! Any one interested in becoming a contestant or pageant sponsor should contact Lady Ashley, Tc Taylor, Judith Derriere, Daniel Eckstrom or myself !
On a sad note I was shocked to hear about the passing of a close personal friend of mine, Bruce Williams aka Jalissa Michaels. Bruce was a long time friend and supporter of the Miss Gay America Organization and was the proud owner and promoter of The Mr. / Miss National Capital Cities pageant as well as a former promoter of the Arizona EOY pageant! Bruce was a kind hearted, loving and generous friend who will be so greatly missed and fondly remembered!
As I close out this month's newsletter, I want to wish each of you a very warm and blessed holiday season and a very Merry Christmas from the MGAA Family to yours! I also am giving the qualified contestants to Miss Gay Arizona America 2017 the opportunity to share their thoughts in a newsletter of their own. This will give the readers a opportunity to learn about each contestants a little bit more about themselves and why they chose the Miss Gay America system!
All of my Love and Respect,
Miss Gay Arizona America 2016
Greeting from Miss Gay Scottsdale America 2017