Boise's Gay Pride celebration organizers nearly reinvent the wheel each year to put on the annual event. But the willingness to celebrate everyone's differences was no better exemplified than at this year's Queer Idol contest at Humpin' Hannah's. The singing hopefuls were buoyed on by a raucous crowd of merrymakers while the judges both commended and condemned the crooners. As each contestant stepped up on the stage that Rocci Johnson has commanded nearly every weekend for almost three decades, she stood, resplendent in a long feathery fire-engine red dress and huge matching hat greeting each one as if they were a star. And, for that night at least, they were.
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