Gay Games

  • China-Taiwan Tensions Expected to Surface at Paris Gay Games

    (WB) Leaders of the Gay Games, the international LGBT sports competition set to take place in Paris Aug. 4-12, have released a cautiously worded statement about ways participants can show pride in their teams and countries after news surfaced that China was attempting to prevent Gay Games athletes from Taiwan from displaying the Taiwanese national flag.

  • Cleveland Gay Games Brings Most Revenue In Event's History

    CLEVELAND (AP) - Organizers say last summer's Gay Games in northeast Ohio raised the most revenue in the event's history.

  • Cleveland Hosts Gay Games for the First Time

    More than 10,000 participants are expected to converge on America’s heartland this summer for competition and camaraderie. Yes, the word is out and Cleveland, Ohio is proud to host the 2014 Gay Games, Aug. 9-16, 2014.

  • Gay Games 9 To Begin Saturday In Ohio

    CLEVELAND (AP) — If Cleveland and Akron seem like odd choices to host the international Gay Games, that's because they are. The eight previous hosts for this quadrennial affair have been gay-friendly cities with identifiable "gayborhoods" — places where those who identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered feel comfortable living and hanging out.

  • Hong Kong Reaffirmed as Host City For 2022 Gay Games

    (WB) Organizers of the Gay Games, the quadrennial international LGBT sports event, announced in a statement released Monday night that they remain committed to holding the 2022 Gay Games in Hong Kong despite ongoing pro-democracy protest demonstrations that have rocked the city since June and have become increasingly violent. 

  • Letter to the Editor: The Gay Games, Jocks, Geeks, and the Rest of Us.

    The Gay Games 9 in Cleveland August 9-16 was a rousing success. The venues, the people, the city all opened their arms for a welcoming week of athletics, community, and fun. I can’t say enough positive things about the organizing committee, the hundreds of volunteers and the citizens of Cleveland who really were happy to see us there.

  • Local Participants Reflect On Gay Games In Paris

    The Gay Games were good, Allen Eggman said Friday morning from his home in Tamarac, Florida.

  • Locals Bring Back Medals From Gay Games in Paris

    Local athletes performed well at the recent Gay Games in Paris. 

  • Obama Opens Gay Games With Surprise Video Message

    CLEVELAND (AP) — President Barack Obama has helped kick off the international Gay Games in Cleveland with a surprise video message shown at the opening ceremonies.