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Co-presented by the Missouri Gay Rodeo Association
QUEENS & COWBOYS
ONE SHOW ONLY
Wednesday, August 27 • 7:30
pm
Tivoli Cinemas in Westport

QUEENS & COWBOYS: A Straight Year on the Gay Rodeo” chronicles a complete season of the International Gay Rodeo Association (IGRA). Roping and riding across North America, the IGRA’s courageous cowboys and cowgirls brave challenges both in and out of the arena on their quest to qualify for the World Finals at the end of the season. Along the way, they’ll bust every stereotype in the book.

The film tells the story of five members of the International Gay Rodeo Association. From Wade Earp, a descendant of cowboy legend Wyatt Earp and one of the best competitors on the circuit; to Char Duran, a female bull rider who’s never won a buckle but seems determined to die trying; “QUEENS & COWBOYS” weaves the stories of its protagonists over the course of an entire rabble-rousing year.

An unprecedented look at the strength it takes to be gay in the rural west, this film explores the many struggles threatening the IGRA and the LGBTQ community at large, how far society has come on the subject of LGBTQ equality, and how far we still have to go.

Presented as part of the festivites around the 21st Annual Show Me State Rodeo taking place Labor Day Weekend at Lone Wolf Ranch Arena in Cleveland, MO

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