Remembering Gay Activist and Rodeo Organizer Wayne Jakino

Denver resident Wayne Jakino started the Colorado Gay Rodeo Association in the 1980s. He was also a gay rights activist and owned Charlie's Denver — a gay country and western bar. Jakino died last month of pancreatic cancer. Ryan Warner speaks with John Nelms – the general manager of Charlie's and one of Jakino's longtime friends. Read the International Gay Rodeo Association's Profile of Jakino

Our lives have changed ...

CPR will not compromise in serving you and our community. Vital news and essential music are made possible by member support.

Donate