Miss Gay Indiana 1st Alternates

The 1st alternates would be offered the title of Miss Gay Indiana should the winner, for some reason, not be able to fulfill her reign. They also have the satisfaction of knowing that they were that close to winning the title. Some continue their quest and eventually win Miss Gay Indiana in future pageants. These never give up 1st alternates are designated with an *.
Sasha Michaels
Sasha Michaels
2018
Kassia Brooks *
Kassia Brooks *
2017
Bendova Plenti
Bendova Plenti
2016
Myesha Stratton
Myesha Stratton
2015
Tina Gunn
Tina Gunn
2014
Dakota Carmichael
Dakota Carmichael
2013
Heather Bea *
Heather Bea *
2012
Mocha Debeauté
Mocha Debeauté
2011
Mocha Debeauté
Mocha Debeauté
2010
Dakota Carmichael
Dakota Carmichael
2009
HollyLuyah
HollyLuyah
2008
HollyLuyah
HollyLuyah
2007
Vanessa Ryan *
Vanessa Ryan *
2006
Erica King
Erica King
2005
Annastacia DeMoore *
Annastacia DeMoore *
2004
Samantha Lynn *
Samantha Lynn *
2003
Tonya Bear Rogers
Tonya Bear Rogers
2002
Erica King
Erica King
2001
Erika Carti'er *
Erika Carti'er *
2000
Erika Carti'er *
Erika Carti'er *
1999
Scarlett Fever
Scarlett Fever
1998
Joy Fairbanks
Joy Fairbanks
1997
Erica
Erica "Stormy" Knight
1996
Fontasia L'Amour *
Fontasia L'Amour *
1995
Ginger La'Vie
Ginger La'Vie
1994
June Taylor
June Taylor
1993
Staci Stevens *
Staci Stevens *
1992
Annastacia Montrose
Annastacia Montrose
1991
Alexandria Priest
Alexandria Priest
1990
Traci Dalton *
Traci Dalton *
1989
Penny Fontaine
Penny Fontaine
1988
Traci Dalton *
Traci Dalton *
1987
Vicci Laine
Vicci Laine
1986
LaNora Takie
LaNora Takie
1985
Trish Merrill
Trish Merrill
1984
Leslie Ryan
Leslie Ryan
1983
Leslie Ryan
Leslie Ryan
1982
Lana Eastman *
Lana Eastman *
1981
Cote' Rossmore *
Cote' Rossmore *
1980
Misha Denuve
Misha Denuve
1979
* Contestant won Miss Gay Indiana in a future competition.
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Miss & Mr. Gay Indiana

We are celebrating 41 years of pageantry by crowning the Miss Gay Indiana and Mr. Gay Indiana.