Here Is some information and a few articles Momma Ashley Rose did after the protestors tried to interrupt the Celebration of the arts fundraiser for CampOut. Official statements: As the organizer of the Celebration of the Arts event, a fundraiser for a local charity, we were saddened and alarmed at the presence of Nazis protesting our event. The moment I was informed, we immediately took action on how to keep everyone safe. Lakeland Police Department […]
OrlandoVoyager News Article
See Momma Ashley Rose’s interview with OrlandoVoyager! Click on the image to visit OrlandoVoyager’s website! Today we’d like to introduce you to Jason (Momma Ashley Rose) DeShazo. Hi Jason (Momma Ashley Rose), please kick things off for us with an introduction to yourself and your story. I grew up in a small conservative town within south Florida. From a young age I felt I was different, and being different was not accepted. As a young […]
2019 Rose Dynasty Recap Part 2
Rose Dynasty’s Highlights of 2019 July 2019 Momma Ashley Rose was interviewed for Watermark25’s July Issue about Polk County’s first Drag Queen Story Time. The article covered several Drag Queen story times across the state of Florida. Arguably one of the most important things to come out of our busy 2019 was our Monthly Drag Queen Story Time! Our Story Times began early July with Momma Ashley Rose and Bubble Gum as hosts. They […]
2019 Rose Dynasty Recap Part 1
Rose Dynasty’s Highlights of 2019 Hello Rose Dynasty family! 2019 was a big year for us and we want to share with you everything that happened. February 2019 To kick off the year, we had our Miss Rose Dynasty 2019 Pageant. It was a spectacular event and we are so thankful to the Osceola Arts for hosting our pageant for the last two years. After amazing interviews and performances from all the contestants, Miss Tora […]
October and November News
October and November have been very Prideful months for Rose Dynasty Foundation Inc. and Rose Dynasty Youth. We performed and had booths at Ocala PrideFest, Gainesville Pride and Kissimmee Rainbowfest. It was wonderful to connect with different communities throughout central Florida and to see all of the support we have in our LGBTQ+ family. We also marched in the Come Out with Pride Orlando and Gainesville Pride parades. Thank you once again, to Jolly Time […]
Hate Has No Home Meet and Greet
On July 25, Rose Dynasty Foundation Inc. and a few like minded businesses and friends were honored to participate in a fundraiser for Hate Has No Home – Central Florida and Lakeland Loves. It was an incredible night where we could mingle with other organizations, eat great food (the event was hosted by the Chop Shop), and donate school supplies for local children in need. Rose Dynasty donated 2 tickets for our upcoming dinner show […]
Momma Ashley Rose and Tiana Ray’s 10 year old Rainbow drag party!
On June 29th Rose Dynastys’ very own Momma Ashley Rose and her friend Tiana Ray were invited to host Avery our 10 year old friends “Rainbow Drag Birthday Party!” What a fun time! the night was filled with Face painting, Wig styling, Drag make up, Singing, Food and Fun! Tiana and Momma Painted their faces, Sang some Disney songs with them and just loved on these children! Thank you Callie for asking […]
St Pete Pride Parade 2018!
It may have only been the first week of summer, but June 24 brought 90+ temps for us to decorate our float and wait for the St. Pete Pride Parade to begin. It was a long, sweltering day and the parade was slow to start (we started decorating at 4:30 p.m. and ended the parade after 10 p.m.) but it was such a great success and wonderful experience. As we started down the parade route […]
Polk Pride 2018!
What an amazing event at Polk Pride on June 17! You could just feel so much love and acceptance throughout the day. Rose Dynasty Foundation had a booth set up with t-shirts, bracelets, and a Plinko game. We gave away and sold raffle tickets for the Hope Kid Dinner Show, a t-shirt, and an Olive Garden gift basket. Momma Ashley and Madeline Rose walked around throughout the day and mingled with the crowd, spreading our […]
It was such an honor for Rose Dynasty to be included, alongside the Downtown Business Association, in this year’s Kissimmee Pridefest on Saturday, June 9. Not only did this incredible celebration of love include a rainbow of families and individuals, but our booth was visited by Osceola County Sheriff, Russ Gibson who expressed gratitude for what we do for our community and Kissimmee’s Mayor, Jose Alvarez. We were able to network with many local politicians, […]