“The Face of the ‘New Girls’”¹
“The Queen of Southern Indiana”²
Bendovah Plenti is a drag entertainer who performed across the state of Indiana, at benefits, and at Pride events, which include Bloomington Pridefest, Circle City IN Pride (Indianapolis), and Spencer Pride Festival, from 2014-19. She was part of events in south central Indiana which raised over $5,000, all combined, for community resources for HIV/AIDS. She raised $1,328 toward a scholarship for someone living with or affected by HIV or AIDS who seeks the services of Positive Link to pursue higher education through Ivy Tech Community College – Bloomington. She raised $1,150 toward her Miss Gay Evansville platform, a scholarship for someone living with HIV or AIDS who seeks the services of AIDS Resource Group (ARG) to pursue higher education through Ivy Tech – Evansville. She won ‘Best Talent Award’ at Main Street Productions’ 2018 Tri-State Awards, ‘Most Overall Creativity’ at their 2017 Tri-State Awards, Miss Gay Evansville 2016, 1st Alternate to Miss Gay Indiana 2016, and was a nominee for the WERRRK.com 2015 Drag Horizon Award, which recognizes ‘an up-and coming-queen in the drag community who isn’t yet on the national stage.’
Bendovah is a proud member of the DuMay family of Tucson, Arizona.