John Raspado is the first grand winner of I Am Pogay!
John Raspado, a wildcard entry, from Baguio City, bested 22 other contestants during the grand finals of It’s Showtime I Am Pogay on Saturday, May 10, 2014.
During the Question and Answer portion, Raspado was asked to relate the ‘blank image’ shown to him in real life. He said the image “symbolizes rebirth” and “a white canvas to draw and paint one’s life.”
John Raspado was awarded with plaque and cash prize of P300,000. He also won the Manly-looking “Bruskoday” Award.
Other winners are Christian Laxamana, 1st Runner-Up; Oreo Gajasan, 2nd Runner-Up; Peter Sycris Brown and Ton Villaruel, 3rd Runners-Up.
I Am Pogay is the second LGBT-themed pageant/contest of It’s Showtime. The segment was launched in October last year.
Below is the performance of John Raspado during the talent portion of I Am Pogay Grand Finals.