Previous Events

Running Total: $101,399

In addition to the events listed below, we conduct in-kind donation drives and fundraisers to purchase in-kind goods for local organizations serving women and girls. We’ve also co-hosted LUEWWDstache: a Beard & Mustache Competition paired with Ladies’ Arm-Wrestling.


LUEWWD XV: Simply irRESISTible (October 14, 2017)

Community Partner: LGBTQ Center of Durham

Total Money Raised: $7,700

Champion: Agent Smolder

Madame Moneymaker: Alternative Racks

Durham Diva: Snow White and the Savage Dwarves

Queen of the Losers: Hellen Wheels

Gallery of Photos


LUEWWDstache: Beauty and the Brawn, part deux (April 30, 2017)

Community Partner: Habitat for Humanity’s 2017 Women Build

Total Money Raised: $5,858

Champion: Annie Get Your Guns

Madame Moneymaker: The Storminator

Gallery of Photos


LUEWWD XIV: Double O LUEWWD (October 15, 2016)

Community Partner: Partners for Youth Opportunity

Total Money Raised: $7,548

Champion: Lily Von Strap

Madame Moneymaker: Libby Liberty (runners up for this prize: June Cleavage, Dr. Destroyer and Painted Lady)

Durham Diva: June Cleavage

Queen of the Losers: Dr. Destroyer

Gallery of Photos


LUEWWD 4 PLAY: Going for the Gold (June 11, 2016)

Community Partners: Scrap Exchange and Durham First In Families

Total Money Raised: $800


LUEWWD XIII: Rocky Horror LUEWWD Show (October 3, 2015)

Community Partner: Cribs for Kids, a program of Welcome Baby operated by Durham County Cooperative Extension

Total Money Raised: $3,325

Champion: Enchata

Madame Moneymaker: Cindy the Crib Crusher

Durham Diva: Donna Tramp

Queen of the Losers: Deja Voodoo

Gallery of Photos


LUEWWD XII: Express Yourself (April 25, 2015)

Community Partner: Queer Oriented Radical Days of Summer (Q.O.R.D.S.)

Total Money Raised: $7,800

Champion: Medie Kaytid

Madame Moneymaker: Slamica Patrick

Durham Diva: Callyer Doctor

Queen of the Losers: Agent Smolder

Gallery of Photos


LUEWWD XI: First in Fight! (September 20, 2014)

Community Partner: Durham First In Families

Total Money Raised: $8,875

Champion: Maverick

Madame Moneymaker: Dawn of the Dead

Durham Diva: Kickasserole

Queen of the Losers: Sister Mary Catherine McPain

 Gallery of Photos


LUEWWD X: We Deliver! (May 17, 2014)

Community Partner: Durham Connects

Total Money Raised: $9,101

Champion: It’s Pat!

Madame Moneymaker: Jolly Gestational Giant

Durham Diva: Belle Dominique Tryst

Queen of the Losers: Heavy Metal Mama

Gallery of Photos


LUEWWD IX: Nailin’ It! (September 7, 2013)

Community Partner: Habitat for Humanity of Durham’s 2013 Women Build

Total Money Raised: $10,067

Champion: Monster Cookie (defended her LUEWWD I Championship title)

Madame Moneymaker: Reba the Wrench

Durham Diva: GuilloTINA

Queen of the Losers: Rocky Scissher

Gallery of Photos


LUEWWD VIII: Industrial Strength (April 20, 2013)

Community Partner: Liberty Arts and The Scrap Exchange

Total Money Raised: $10,082

Champion: Betty Rumble

Madame Moneymaker: Lotta Doe

Durham Diva: Trashley the Treasure Troll

Queen of the Losers: Kit “The Killer Kellar”

King of the Bucks: Lupa

Gallery of Photos: Gallery 1, Gallery 2, Gallery 3


LUEWWD VII: LUEWWD Science (August 4, 2012)

Community Partner: Engineering World Health / Girls Engineering Change

Total Money Raised: $4,127

Champion: Sporty Spartan

Madame Moneymaker: Maid of Dishonor

Durham Diva: Oompa Loompa

Queen of the Losers: Maid of Dishonor

Gallery of Photos


SuperCLAW I (June 16, 2012)

Community Partner: Durham Crisis Response Center

Total Money Raised: $2,706 ($1,162 from local viewing party and $1,544 from national event)


LUEWWD VI: March BADness (March 24, 2012)

Community Partner: Schoolhouse of Wonder

Total Money Raised: $7,190

Champion: Wonder Bread

Madame Moneymaker: Lil Chick

Durham Diva: HERcules

Queen of the Losers: Dirty

Gallery of Photos


LUEWWD V: Ghouls Gone Wild (October 29, 2011)

Community Partner: Child S.A.F.E./Darkness to Light

Total Money Raised: $2,286

Champion: Anabelle Lecter

Madame Moneymaker: Sassy McKlassy

Durham Diva: Luscious Lioness

Queen of the Losers: Inga Foesmasher

Gallery of Photos


LUEWWD IV: A Call to Arms (July 9, 2011)

Community Partner: Girls Rock NC

Total Money Raised: $4,580

Champion: Splint Her Face

Madame Moneymaker: Little Big Red

Durham Diva: The Ringmaster

Queen of the Losers: Sustainable Sue

Gallery of Photos


LUEWWD III: Bleeding Hearts, Broken Parts (February 19, 2011)

Community Partner: Housing for New Hope / Dove House

Total Money Raised: $3,005

Champion: Phoenix Rising

Madame Moneymaker: Turdley McStinkfinger

Durham Diva: Turdley McStinkfinger

Queen of the Losers: Plishia da Black Panther

Gallery of Photos


LUEWWD II: The Bitch is Back (October 16, 2010)

Community Partner: InStepp

Total Money Raised: $2,554

Champion: Phoenix Rising

Madame Moneymaker: Hardcore Heidi

Durham Diva: Ze Lunch Lady


LUEWWD I: Inaugural Event (June 12, 2010)

Community Partner: Durham Crisis Response Center

Total Money Raised: $3,795

Champion: Monster Cookie

Madame Moneymaker: Madam de Mort

Durham Diva: El Pulpo Feroz

Gallery of Photos