Thank you for your interest in competing for the title of Ms, Mx or Mr Capital Pride 2022! The Capital Pride Pageant will be taking place on Thursday, August 25th, 2022. Please fill out this application in its entirety. Applications close May 29th at midnight. Successful applicants will be reached out to by early June.

The mission of the Capital Pride Pageant is to foster talent within the National Capital region by selecting 3 representatives for the festival who have mastered their craft and are active and engaged in the 2SLGBTQ+ community.

Successful applicants will receive an honorarium to help offset their expenses.

Contestants for the title of Mx. Capital Pride, Ms. Capital Pride, and Mr. Capital Pride must be at least 19 years of age; and identify as a member of 2SLGBTQ+ community.

Mr.

Mr. Capital Pride performers identify as a member of the 2SLGBTQ+ community and are portraying a male gender expression throughout the entire night of the pageant.

Ms.

Ms. Capital Pride performers identify as a member of the 2SLGBTQ+ community and are portraying a female gender expression throughout the entire night of the pageant.

Mx.

Mx. Capital Pride performers are not required to identify with the gender binary nor are they asked to portray a specified gender expression. Instead, they are encouraged to present themselves and perform the way they feel most comfortable.

For questions or concerns, please reach out to [email protected]