Meet Estephania: A Cuban Queen Making Her Mark in Miami




THE BASICS:


Eduardo Quevedo, artistically know as Estephania st. Lords was born in Havana Cuba on March 20th 1991. In 2006 he moved to United States along with his family to pursue a better life and better opportunities . At a very young age he started to be involved in gay community events where he started experimenting with the art of drag . Finally in the summer of 2010 he participated in a competition called “Drag Wars “ in the notorious club Azucar , where he won his first title. Shorty thereafter she (Estephania) started performing and hosting in clubs all around South Florida, from Palace in South Beach to The Manor in Fort Lauderdale .


In 2018 Estephania won the title of Miss Noche Latina and competed in Miss Florida later that year, arriving in the top 8 . Ever since that she has been focused on her career as a female impersonator trying to give love and support to her community. All of that focus brought her to snatch the crown of Miss Miami Beach pride 2020 , title that she still holds today.

PROFILE:

Pronoun: She/Her/Hers
Gender Identity:
Sexual Identity: Gay
Zodiac Sign: Pisces






What do you hope to accomplish as a face of pride?

I hope to be an emblem of positivity and acceptance in our community that is struggling nowadays. As a fellow member of LGBTQ+ I really want to be involved in this change and hope for a better future.

Why is being a Faces of Pride important to you?

Because being a face of pride means being a role model for all those fellow members of our community that struggle everyday to be themselves.

Who is your Celebrity Crush?

Ricky Martin

What is your ultimate travel destination?

France


Who is your favorite Disney character?

Ariel The Little Mermaid

What sport did you try and FAIL at as a child?

Boxing

If you had a boat, what would you name it?

Miss Ana


What show on Netflix did you binge watch embarrassingly fast?

Sabrina

If you could create one holiday, what would you create?

Drag Recognition Day


If you could pick one job to do forever (and be guaranteed all the money you need), what job would it be?

Female Impersonator


I hope to be an emblem of positivity and acceptance in our community. - Estephania st. Lords

ABOUT THE FACES OF PRIDE

Miami Beach Pride and Dr. Brandt have joined forces to create a powerful campaign centered around inclusivity and diversity in the LGBTQ+ community. Faces of Pride highlights the beautiful diversity within our community. We are committed to celebrating everyday people who make the LGBTQ+ community so amazing and colorful. Not only are we looking for truly unique faces, we are interested in hearing your stories and understanding your experience and lifestyle.

Miami Beach Pride continuously seeks to reach beyond the status quo and push the boundaries set by society. Our faces are committed to sending a clear message to underrepresented communities that we honor their humanity and cherish their existence.


Stay up-to-date on the unique journey of all of our Faces of Pride. Click here to learn more!

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