Episode #1: “Don’t Try To Understand Em’, Just Rope, Throw and Brand Em'” from True’s 6 June 2008 issue.
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Don’t Try to Understand ’Em; Just Rope, Throw, and Brand ’Em
“This is an all-American sport, and we are all-American people,” says Jen Vrana, president and founder of the Liberty Gay Rodeo Association. The Association was formed to show that gay people are just like anyone else, and can be just as macho as straights. In this year’s contest, held in Devon, Pa., participants did steer riding, calf roping, and goat dressing. Not familiar with the latter? In that event, contestants compete to “put hot-pink underwear on the hind quarters of an uncooperative goat in the shortest time.” Which, Vrana says, “proves that we are normal.” (Reuters) …And that, dear readers, is how you piss off a cowboy.
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