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(WEIRD) Gay rodeo shows South Florida how West was fun
SunSentinel.com ^ | April 15, 2007 | Elizabeth Baier

Posted on 04/16/2007 11:10:30 AM PDT by DogByte6RER

Gay rodeo shows South Florida how West was fun

By Elizabeth Baier

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

April 15, 2007

Davie -- They wore Wrangler jeans and Stetson hats. Some sported decorative belt buckles to boast of former rodeo triumphs.

But at Saturday's Sunshine Stampede, some of the spectators and participants also waved a symbol not typically associated with rodeos -- the rainbow flag.

What's a gay rodeo without a little color?

Thousands of people converged on the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds for the state's second gay rodeo, hosted by the Florida Gay Rodeo Association. The Florida group is one of the newest members of the International Gay Rodeo Association, which has more than 4,500 members in 33 associations throughout the United States and Canada.

The amateur association was established to promote gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Western lifestyles, not necessarily to be a statement against traditional rodeos, according to organizers.

Throughout the day, about 120 contestants, gay and straight, competed in classic rodeo events, like calf roping and bull riding, and more offbeat contests, like goat dressing and steer decorating. They will continue the competition today, with hopes of winning a belt buckle, the rodeo's grand prize, and accumulating points toward the national championship.

Roberto Lopez and Roy Faircloth, of Fort Lauderdale, competed Saturday for the second time in the goat-dressing contest. The two worked to get a pair of white jockey-style underwear over a goat's rear hooves.

"It's just fun," said Lopez, 35. "We feel accepted here, like everyone is a comrade."

Jason Smith likened the ambience of the event to a country song. The 40-year-old Fort Lauderdale resident sat in the bleachers with friends Jim Durhan and Larry Gureski, also of Fort Lauderdale.

"There's so much emotion and passion," Smith said. "It's about regular, down-to-earth people, doing what they love."

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: brokebackmountain; cowboyeatingpudding; fl; florida; freak; freaks; gay; gayrodeo; homosexual; homosexualagenda; weird
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Absolutely sick and weird. Now the homosexual activists appear to be branching out into bestiality (i.e., putting skivvies, lingerie, etc., onto farm animals.)

It shouldn't take too long before these freaks progress into having homosexual sex with dead animals. This will of course become yet another civil rights/constituency group.

1 posted on 04/16/2007 11:10:33 AM PDT by DogByte6RER
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To: DogByte6RER

EW!

What a FREAK show!

Animals had better be on guard ... if humans can’t get it right on what gender to connect to ... animals are fair game too!!!


2 posted on 04/16/2007 11:12:16 AM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God) .)
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To: DogByte6RER
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3 posted on 04/16/2007 11:12:38 AM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: DogByte6RER

I wonder just how many homosexuals endorse this sort of thing. Quite frankly, the ones I know see themselves as gay...not queer.


4 posted on 04/16/2007 11:14:43 AM PDT by P-40 (Al Qaeda was working in Iraq. They were just undocumented.)
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To: DogByte6RER
Roberto Lopez and Roy Faircloth, of Fort Lauderdale, competed Saturday for the second time in the goat-dressing contest. The two worked to get a pair of white jockey-style underwear over a goat’s rear hooves.

“It’s just fun,” said Lopez, 35. “We feel accepted here, like everyone is a comrade.”


SICK, SICK, SICK!

Yes, bestiality is already here.

The first step toward acceptance is LAUGHING at it. Once you laugh at it then it’s no big deal and things progress from there. What’s even more fun for these freaks is having HETEROSEXUAL join in on the laughter and charm them into thinking homosexuals are really “okay”, “fun” loving people. People fall for this ALL THE TIME.

5 posted on 04/16/2007 11:16:19 AM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God) .)
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To: P-40

Ahem,

gay = queer

There is nothing NORMAL about being a homosexual.


6 posted on 04/16/2007 11:18:08 AM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God) .)
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To: nmh

What’s even more fun for these freaks is having HETEROSEXUAL join in on the laughter and charm them into thinking homosexuals are really “okay”, “fun” loving people. People fall for this ALL THE TIME.
_______________

Says a lot about the gay folks you know. On the other hand, the gays/lesbians I have known over the years have been, for the most part, okay and fun loving people, as much as anyone else.

Of course, none of them were trying to put tighty whities on a goat :)


7 posted on 04/16/2007 11:21:22 AM PDT by dmz
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To: nmh

Queer and gay used to be interchangeable terms. I would say that is less the case today. Queer is associated with pervert more than gay.


8 posted on 04/16/2007 11:21:41 AM PDT by P-40 (Al Qaeda was working in Iraq. They were just undocumented.)
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To: DogByte6RER

“Yippie-ki-oh-K-Y...”


9 posted on 04/16/2007 11:22:41 AM PDT by RichInOC (Why would shepherds have sex with each other when the job comes with a harem?)
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To: DogByte6RER
Ride 'em, Cowboy....

No, strike that...

Ride that cowboy!

10 posted on 04/16/2007 11:23:51 AM PDT by nctexan (Top 10 Presidential Reqs. for 2008 - see my homepage)
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To: nmh

There was a Gay Rodeo held last year in Odessa, Texas. Get ready, this is going to become more common.


11 posted on 04/16/2007 11:24:33 AM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: DogByte6RER

They like those saddle horns.


12 posted on 04/16/2007 11:28:34 AM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: DogByte6RER
I'm surprised. I've been to a couple of real Rodeo's at the Bergeron grounds there in Davie. Davie, for those who don't know, is about the most conservative part of Broward County, Florida. Broward County is our most heavily Democrat county, IIRC.

Lots of Good Ole Boys at the REAL Rodeo there. Just surprised they could pull off such a thing there, but hey, money is money I guess.

13 posted on 04/16/2007 11:29:07 AM PDT by Paradox (Secular Conservative, thank God!)
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To: nctexan
Guess the new chant will be -Ride don't tell.
14 posted on 04/16/2007 11:29:13 AM PDT by bikerman (If guns cause crime then spoons cause Rosie to be fat and stupid.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Who’s to say that’s not a marriage in their eyes? What, do you want to discriminate?


15 posted on 04/16/2007 11:32:34 AM PDT by Silly (plasticpie.com)
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To: DogByte6RER
Who the eff knew there was a Florida Gay Rodeo Association, let alone an International Gay Rodeo Association? The jokes practically write themselves!
16 posted on 04/16/2007 11:33:05 AM PDT by Hemingway's Ghost (Spirit of '75)
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To: DogByte6RER
"There's so much emotion and passion," Smith said.

Is there nothing they're not passionate about?

17 posted on 04/16/2007 11:40:33 AM PDT by rabidralph
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To: rabidralph

I wonder what the record is for riding a bidet?


18 posted on 04/16/2007 11:51:51 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: martin_fierro
Gay Caballeros?
19 posted on 04/16/2007 11:53:10 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (The Drive-By Media is attempting to Cronkite the Iraq war.)
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To: rabidralph
Is there nothing they're not passionate about?

I'll attempt a wild guess or two; the Ten Commandments, going to church on Sunday, getting lucky with a woman.....

20 posted on 04/16/2007 11:59:05 AM PDT by NRA1995 (Hillary sings like Granny Clampett auditioning for "American Idol")
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To: martin_fierro
South American version:


21 posted on 04/16/2007 12:01:53 PM PDT by Rb ver. 2.0 (A day in the country is better than a week in town.)
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To: DogByte6RER

The difference, of course, is that real cowboys wear pants under their *chaps.*


22 posted on 04/16/2007 12:15:02 PM PDT by gogeo (Democrats want to support the troops without actually being helpful to them.)
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To: DogByte6RER
Made me think of this:

Gay cowboys eating pudding.

I'm pretty sure steer/goat dressing competitions go on at regular rodeos too. I just wonder why it's necessary to hold a separate rodeo? Why can't they just sign up to participate in a real rodeo?

23 posted on 04/16/2007 12:30:35 PM PDT by T.Smith
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To: DogByte6RER

Which came first, this or the King of the Hill episode re: this? I thought the KOTH show was bogus. Guess not.


24 posted on 04/16/2007 12:46:35 PM PDT by synbad600
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To: vetvetdoug
What the heck is going on in Texas?

Maybe this is stereotype thinking but I always thought of Texas MEN as MEN - the majority being MASCULINE MEN.

Is this becoming the new gay mecca?

25 posted on 04/16/2007 1:05:19 PM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God) .)
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To: dmz

What’s even more fun for these freaks is having HETEROSEXUAL join in on the laughter and charm them into thinking homosexuals are really “okay”, “fun” loving people. People fall for this ALL THE TIME.
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You: Says a lot about the gay folks you know. On the other hand, the gays/lesbians I have known over the years have been, for the most part, okay and fun loving people, as much as anyone else.

Of course, none of them were trying to put tighty whities on a goat :)


AH, charmed by perversion!

Next you’ll be buying swamp land in Florida.

Guve em time ... they’ll be putting panties on anything furry walking on four legs. To be gay is to be queer - and NOT in a flattering way.


26 posted on 04/16/2007 1:08:17 PM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God) .)
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To: P-40
“Queer and gay used to be interchangeable terms. I would say that is less the case today. Queer is associated with pervert more than gay.”

To be “gay” is to be “queer”.

To be “gay” or “queer” is to be a PERVERT.

There is NOTHING normal about being a HOMOSEXUAL.

Geesh!

Male parts just aren’t designed to connect to other male parts. Female parts just aren’t designed to connect to other female parts. Same sex doesn’t produce children. Get it? Never mind. YOU be the “gay” or “queer” cheerleader.

27 posted on 04/16/2007 1:11:35 PM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God) .)
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To: vetvetdoug

Looks to me like there are some

queer, gay, cheerleaders here!

Or perhaps they are “gay”!

Either way, they’re disgusting.


28 posted on 04/16/2007 1:14:54 PM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God) .)
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To: nmh
YOU be the “gay” or “queer” cheerleader.

No thanks. I'll just accept that God made some people different from me and leave it at that.
29 posted on 04/16/2007 1:15:29 PM PDT by P-40 (Al Qaeda was working in Iraq. They were just undocumented.)
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To: Hemingway's Ghost
"The jokes practically write themselves!"

You got that right! :) bttt


30 posted on 04/16/2007 5:46:30 PM PDT by Matchett-PI (To have no voice in the Party that always sides with America's enemies is a badge of honor.)
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To: nmh
Animals had better be on guard ... if humans can’t get it right on what gender to connect to ... animals are fair game too!!!

That is the most pig-ignorant comment I've ever read...

...Even from you.

31 posted on 04/17/2007 1:17:12 PM PDT by Junior (Free speech is great because it makes it easy to identify the idiots.)
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To: Junior
Bestiality is just a hop and a skip from homosexuality in the pantheon of mental illness.

C'mon, Junior, get with the program!

32 posted on 04/17/2007 2:16:09 PM PDT by -=SoylentSquirrel=-
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To: P-40
“No thanks. I’ll just accept that God made some people different from me and leave it at that.”

LOL!

If this was only true!

Why we’d have TWO Adams and TWO Eves.

Apparently we don’t have the same god. MY God calls this “unnatural” and an abomination. Even from a secular perspective, the parts just don’t fit. Need I add no children are possibly with this hideous “union”?

33 posted on 04/17/2007 2:23:36 PM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God) .)
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To: nmh
MY God calls this “unnatural” and an abomination.

When do you start stoning them to death?
34 posted on 04/17/2007 2:24:57 PM PDT by P-40 (Al Qaeda was working in Iraq. They were just undocumented.)
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To: DogByte6RER
Roberto Lopez and Roy Faircloth, of Fort Lauderdale, competed Saturday for the second time in the goat-dressing contest. The two worked to get a pair of white jockey-style underwear over a goat's rear hooves.

I. Uh. Ummm. *nevermind*

35 posted on 04/17/2007 2:27:23 PM PDT by null and void (To Marines, male bonding happens in Boot Camp, to Democrats, it happens at a Gay Pride parade...)
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To: DogByte6RER
Rump wranglers!

Oh my!

36 posted on 04/17/2007 2:27:36 PM PDT by wireman
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To: P-40

MY God calls this “unnatural” and an abomination.

You: When do you start stoning them to death?

Since I am not under the Jewish theocracy and Christ came to this earth ... I leave the ultimate punishment up to Him. Till then I acknowledge His truth and point it out to people who don’t know better. You should get to know Him ... .


37 posted on 04/17/2007 2:27:47 PM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God) .)
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To: vetvetdoug

There was a Gay Rodeo held last year in Odessa, Texas. Get ready, this is going to become more common.


There are many state gay rodeo organizations/associations.... This apparently has been going on for a few years now and they attract some national sponsors.

Here’s a few state listings via google:
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&sa=X&oi=spell&resnum=0&ct=result&cd=1&q=+Gay+Rodeo+Association,&spell=1


39 posted on 04/17/2007 4:04:37 PM PDT by deport ( Cue Spooky Music...)
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To: -=SoylentSquirrel=-

I certainly hope you’re being tongue-in-cheek.


40 posted on 04/17/2007 4:30:22 PM PDT by Junior (Free speech is great because it makes it easy to identify the idiots.)
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To: nmh
You should get to know Him ... .

I know Him quite well, thank you very much. But just out of curiosity, your God isn't also the ones the Muslims talk about, is He?
41 posted on 04/17/2007 6:24:26 PM PDT by P-40 (Al Qaeda was working in Iraq. They were just undocumented.)
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To: DogByte6RER
What's the difference between a straight rodeo and a gay rodeo?

In a straight rodeo the fans yell, "Rider that sucker".

42 posted on 04/17/2007 6:27:00 PM PDT by johniegrad
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To: Celtjew Libertarian
“Cool. God makes the ultimate decision. Until then, just shut the f#ck up, b!tch.”

This is unacceptable as a reply.

YOU don’t talk to ME that way.

Must be gay ... they get all emotional when told their life style choice is hideous.

While on this earth it is the OBLIGATION of a follower to state being “gay” is unnatural and an abomination. Christ has the final say.

43 posted on 04/18/2007 4:07:21 AM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God) .)
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To: P-40

“I know Him quite well, thank you very much. But just out of curiosity, your God isn’t also the ones the Muslims talk about, is He?”

If you did know the Judeo Christian God, you wouldn’t be defending the Muslim god. Apparently muslims have nop trouble endorsing SAME sex activities.


44 posted on 04/18/2007 4:09:23 AM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God) .)
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To: nmh
Must be gay ... they get all emotional when told their life style choice is hideous.

Not me. Just one of my best friends. My son's godfather, in fact.

45 posted on 04/18/2007 5:06:56 AM PDT by Celtjew Libertarian (WWGD -- What would Groucho do?)
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To: nmh

You aren’t very familiar with Biblical history, are you...


46 posted on 04/18/2007 5:23:09 AM PDT by P-40 (Al Qaeda was working in Iraq. They were just undocumented.)
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To: nmh
Somehow they calculated this from the 2000 census data. Texas is moving up there.

States with the most same-sex couple households:
1. California
2. New York
3. Texas
4. Florida
5. Illinois
6. Pennsylvania
7. Georgia
8. Ohio
9. Massachusetts
10. New Jersey
47 posted on 04/18/2007 6:01:53 AM PDT by HaveHadEnough
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To: RichInOC

Cow pokes.


48 posted on 04/18/2007 6:07:33 AM PDT by Quilla
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To: P-40

“You aren’t very familiar with Biblical history, are you...”

The problem is I am too “familiar” with Biblical history. What amazes me is the Biblical ignornace, by choice, that is the norm.


49 posted on 04/18/2007 6:31:31 AM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God) .)
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To: HaveHadEnough

That’s awful.

Homosexuality is spiritual cancer consuming all who engage in it.


50 posted on 04/18/2007 6:32:29 AM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God) .)
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