gay rodeo http://apr.org en Raw Video of Gay Rodeo in Fort Worth, TX http://apr.org/post/raw-video-gay-rodeo-fort-worth-tx <P>Wild Drag Racing is the most popular "camp" event at a gay rodeo. Men dress up in drag and have to get on a steer and go across a white line in under 1 minute. Not as easy as it sounds, as you can see from the video above.<BR>The man with the red feather in his hat is John Beck, the "Grandfather" of the Gay Rodeo. He invented Wild Drag Racing. Tue, 27 Nov 2012 16:45:03 +0000 Maggie Martin 21237 at http://apr.org Gay Rodeo Supporters React to Alabama Efforts http://apr.org/post/gay-rodeo-supporters-react-alabama-efforts-0 <P>Early on a Saturday morning in Fort Worth, Texas, today's gay rodeo is slowly picking up pace. Competitors quickly move to make it to their event and spectators wander about the arena. William Edlin of Austin, TX is bright-eyed and ready to go. In his eight years on the circuit, Edlin says he hasn't seen too much conflict and anticipates a gay rodeo in Alabama will have a positive impact.</P> <P>"It'll open up a lot more eyes," says Edlin. "You see we don't have a lot in the audience right now, but later on we will. And it's not just gay people. Mon, 09 Jul 2012 18:54:27 +0000 Maggie Martin 14276 at http://apr.org Gay Rodeo Supporters React to Alabama Efforts Tips From Texas On How To Put On A Gay Rodeo http://apr.org/post/tips-texas-how-put-gay-rodeo-2 <P>Excitement buzzes in the air of a large arena in Fort Worth, TX as the loudspeakers boom with the announcer's voice.<BR>"Ladies and Gentlemen! TGRA would like to welcome you to Fort Worth, Texas!"</P> <P>The Texas Gay Rodeo Association is putting on its 29th gay rodeo and more than 100 people are ready to watch or compete. The events you'd watch at a gay rodeo aren't all that different from something you'd see at a traditional rodeo. There's the calf roping contest as well as bronco busting. But there are some events you can only find at a gay rodeo. Mon, 09 Jul 2012 18:52:22 +0000 Maggie Martin 14275 at http://apr.org Tips From Texas On How To Put On A Gay Rodeo Alabama's Quest for Gay Rodeo http://apr.org/post/alabamas-quest-gay-rodeo-0 <P>More than 100 people gathered in a large arena in Fort Worth, TX to watch and compete in what was called a "traditional" rodeo. However, the term traditional may depend on your point of view. The event is a gay rodeo. It's like a traditional rodeo with bull riding and calf roping, but it's open to the LGBT community. John Beck of Denver is an expert on the gay rodeo. Mon, 09 Jul 2012 18:48:08 +0000 Maggie Martin 14274 at http://apr.org Alabama's Quest for Gay Rodeo