Dr. Moana, Drag Queen Extraordinaire, Licensed Therapist, Life Coach, and Clinical Professor gets to the heart of issues and barriers the LGBTQIA+ community face with her no nonsense take on therapy all while using humor to promote healing.



If you’re looking to absolutely wow your guests with some flashy and unexpected entertainment, then book Dr. Moana & friends for your next event!


Dr. Moana, Ed.D., LCPC is available for individual and couples counseling via secure Telehealth  for  residents in Illinois .


Dr. Moana provides services as a Life Coach which can help focus your priorities, strengthen your resolve and tear down barriers to live a more fulfilling life. 

Dr. Moana is available to host your new show, event or private party.

About Dr. Moana

Dr. Moana, also known as Dr. Joel Filmore, is a licensed clinical therapist in the State of Illinois and Clinical Professor at Northern Illinois University.  She uses her platform to discuss complex issues like sexual trauma, LGBTQ experiences, sex trafficking, multiculturalism and more.

She takes a serious and light-hearted dive into the world of mental health, wellness, the LGBT community, and Pop Culture. Dr. Moana is a Black, Queer-identified, Trans, Non-Binary, Drag Queen.

Hear My Story

Press & Media

New Year’s Eve is a Drag with Moana Lotte
Read on Chicago Tribune

Second chances after life in the sex trade
Read on ABC News

Life journey offers perspective on race
Read on Winona Daily News

Current & Former Titles

Current Titles

Miss Wisconsin Continental Elite 2022

Miss Wisconsin USofA Classic 2019 – 2022

Former Titles

Ms. Rainbow 2019

Miss Illusions 2000

Miss Gay Saginaw 1990

Miss Gay West Michigan America 1990

Miss Gay Greater Grand Rapids 1989

Buy Dr. Moana’s Books

Affirmative Counseling With LGBTQI + People

Introduction to 21st Century Counseling: A Multicultural and Social Justice Approach

Introduction to 21st Century Counseling: A Multicultural and Social Justice Approach has been awarded a 2022 Most Promising New Textbook Award.

Merch & Swag!

Baseball Cap

Throw Pillow

Travel Mug

Button Pin

Fitted T-Shirt

Water Bottle

Upcoming Shows


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Send Dr. Moana a Virtual Tip

While tips are normally collected during a show, you are more than welcome to send Dr. Moana a tip via PayPal, CashApp, Facebook Pay, and Venmo.

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