Al Enriquez (lower centre), also known as “Carmen Dela Rue”, and other contestants taking part in the Golden Gays of Manila Beauty Pageant. Photo: AFP

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Al Enriquez (lower centre), also known as “Carmen Dela Rue”, and other contestants taking part in the Golden Gays of Manila Beauty Pageant. Photo: AFP
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