Thank you for being a part of the most fabulous fundraiser of the year!!!

What an evening!!! Because of YOU and all our sponsors, we raised over $540,000.00 in one night to help provide homes and services to people in Los Angeles struggling with Chronic Mental Health issues and HIV/AIDS. 

Congratulations to our  2018 Best in Show, Miss Texas Reba Areba (Danny Casillas) we know you will serve us proud! Special thank you and congratulations to all the runners-up; Miss California Ella Vira (Andrew Garside), Miss Colorado Unta Unta (Jason De Puy), Miss Louisiana CooCoo Chanel (Philip Watrous), Miss New York Kitty Litter (John Green), Miss Washington Damzel Indistress (David Flores).

This year the show opened with a hilarious video message from our long-time supporter and friend, Kathy Griffin. Check out her message!!

Rounding out the evening with her incredible wit and charm, this years host, Kay Sedia kept the show fun and the audience on their toes! She was joined by our celebrity judges 

  • Margaret Cho
  • Lance Bass
  • Kathy Kinney
  • Marie Dot Jones
  • Ever Carradine
  • Tatum O’Neal
  • Patrick Rush
  • Arden Myrin

We are extremely grateful to the BIDS community and all the work you do year round to put on this show.

Until next year…..

2018 Best in Drag Photos

2018 Best in Drag Program

Thank you to all of our sponsors this year, especially Dr. Mark Honzel, Barbara Jacobs, and MedMen. We thank you for your generous donations!

Celebrate Best in Drag all year long with the 2019 Best in Drag Pin-Up Calendar