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A portrait of five men competing in the Miss Gay America pageant.

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Credited cast:
Carl Glorioso ...
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Victor Bowling ...
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Robert Martin ...
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David Lowman ...
Himself (as David Lohman)
Tony Brewer ...
Himself (as Toney Brewer)
Raquel Chevallier ...
Himself - Reigning Miss Gay America
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Steve Devore ...
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Nicole Dubois ...
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Himself - Pageant Judge / Miss Gay America 1980
Truly Fabu ...
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Himself - Robert's Friend
Vicki Holleman ...
Herself - Pageant Judge
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Himself (as Alyssa Edwards)
Layla LaRue ...
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Luscious ...
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A portrait of five men competing in the Miss Gay America pageant.

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In loving memory of my father, Ronald Davis, who never understood this project, but unconditionally supported it and me. - Ron See more »

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Written by David Hilker, John Costello, Gary Joseph Romero
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Great little film
2 November 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Pageant is a documentary about The Miss Gay America Pageant, apparently THE high stakes competition for female impersonators. We meet a few of the contestants and follow them on a bizarre, funny, poignant and exhilarating journey. It's fascinating to see what support they have, from a very close straight friend to parents and their partners. It obviously takes courage for these guys to do what they do and they give it their all, it's exhausting just to watch them. They come from all walks of life and backgrounds. Imaginative with over the top performances and costumes, subtlety has no place here. If you've never seen anything like this,check it out. Entertaining from start to finish.


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