PHOTOS: Hunky Jesus attracts a sexy crowd in SF’s ‘gay beach’

This Hunky Jesus wants us to say “GAY.” All photos are provided by Gooch Photography.

On Easter Sunday, April 17th, San Francisco’s Dolores Park, aka the “gay beach,” saw the resurrection of the city’s thirstiest costume contest. After a two-year hiatus, The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and guest emcee Peaches Christ hosted a fabulous event, attracting a huge crowd of scantily clad revelers to SF’s Mission District. This year’s celebration, called “Back to Our Old Habits,” featuring live entertainment and performances by the sisters, climaxed with the long-awaited Hunky Jesus and Foxy Mary costume contest.

Here are some of the best moments and hottest looks from the contest.

(Warning: Though some photos may be sacrilegious, all are extremely sexy.)

“Stripper Jesus” wants you to dance yourself clean.

The day began with an Easter Egg Hunt, storytime, and other fun activities for the kids, or kids at heart. At noon, iconic celebrity guest emcee Peaches Christ hosted a variety show featuring drag, live entertainment, and “miracles” that only the Sisters know how to perform.

 TKMB – TrashKan Marchink Band – pumps up the crowd.

The event’s lineup included Kitten on the Keys, Carly Ozard, Kippy Marks, a high-energy set featuring stars from Black drag revue “Reparations,” Oakland’s Rebel Kings, Katya Smirnoff-Skyy, star of “The Voice” and Misfit Cabaret Kat Robichaud, and many more.

“Neptune Jesus” gives two cute sailors their eucharist. 

Throughout the day, costume contest hopefuls were invited to take center stage and flaunt their Easter spirit. All were welcome to compete in the colorful Easter Bonnet contest, the Foxy Mary contest, and the highly anticipated Hunky Jesus contest!

Sisters Roma and Dana Van Iquity interview “Say Gay Jesus,” a contest frontrunner.

This year’s winner might surprise you but, nevertheless, it’s a clear choice.

See the winner of the Hunky Jesus Costume Contest on the next page…