Beating five other contestants, Stephen Molinaro's alter ego Vava Fanculo, representing the Garden State, took top honors at this past weekend's Best in Drag Show, an annual HIV/AIDS charity competition. You'll never guess what she did to win!
See more fabulous photos from the pageant on the following pages.
(Via HIV Plus)
Miss Washington, D.C.: Ciera Lyon features feathers and ferocity in the swimsuit portion.
Miss California: Beverly Centre favors marijuana green and gold for California pride.
The giant box of taffy brought laughs for Miss New Jersey: Vava Fanculo, along with the gulls circling her Italian flag swimsuit.
Miss Wisconsin: Misty O'Portunity paid homage to Wisconsin's state bird and The Birdcage with her swimsuit.
Miss Puerto Rico: Mimi E shows Puerto Rican pride in this starry ensemble.
The contestants pose onstage at the closing of the swimsuit segment.
Miss Washington, D.C.: Ciera Lyon showed off her moves in the talent portion.
Miss Michigan: Electra Caprice Riviera shows good cheer in the talent portion of the competition.
After splashing white paint on a large canvas in a seemingly random pattern, Miss New Jersey: Vava Fanculo spun the portrait upside down to reveal the face of Marlon Brando from The Godfather. The crowd went wild!
Miss Wisconsin: Misty O'Portunity unveils a stage-size quilt in honor of Lily White.
Miss California: Beverly Centre coordinates a pink and purple ensemble with a four-legged friend.
Miss Wisconsin: Misty O'Portunity is a wintry vision in white evening wear.
Miss New Jersey: Vava Fanculo's evening dress incorporates a Ferris wheel and spinning carousel.
Miss Puerto Rico: Mimi E sends a lovely message in a dress inspired by the Red Ribbon Project.
The contestants pose onstage at the closing of the evening wear segment.
The evening raised $325,000 for Aid for AIDS, a program run by the Alliance for Housing and Healing, which provides shelter and food for impoverished Angelenos living with HIV/AIDS.