Gene Fraikes of Fort Worth, left, vice president of the International Gay Rodeo Association, presents a check for $5,967 to representatives from the Dallas-based National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, from funds raised by the 2012 IGRA Royalty Team.  The team consisted of 10 members from California, Colorado, Missouri, Nevada and Texas. The IGRA, which held its World Gay Rodeo Finals in Fort Worth this year, is based in Colorado and has 24 member associations across the U.S. and Canada, including the Texas Gay Rodeo Association with chapters in Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio and Houston. For more info, visit IGRA.com.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition December 14, 2012.