Topics :: Gay Games

Gay Games IX :: So Many Reasons to Go

By Thom Senzee | Sunday Jul 27, 2014
The Gay Games are just about as big as the International Olympics in terms of the number of athletic participants the events draw, say organizers. They've also had a huge impact on the lives of those in the LGBT community.

Acquiring a Taste for Cleveland During Gay Games 9

By Sarah Jaquay | Thursday Jul 24, 2014
Heading to Cleveland for Gay Games 9? We hope you arrive with an appetite. EDGE's local correspondent offers insider tips on the city's best bites.

Cleveland Developing Registry of LGBT Businesses

Sunday Apr 27, 2014
A registry of businesses owned by members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities is being developed in time for the 2014 Gay Games scheduled for the Cleveland area in August.

Long-Term AIDS Survivor Runs Boston Marathon for Victims

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Apr 23, 2014
On Monday, April 21, long-term AIDS survivor Stephen Kovacev returned to run in this year’s Boston Marathon, in honor of those who lost their lives.

Cleveland Cabbies Protest ’Gay Games’ Promotional Campaign

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Apr 14, 2014
Cleveland’s cabbies have reportedly refused to drive their cabs, protesting Cleveland Hopkins International Airport taxi’s rooftop signs promoting the LGBT Gay Games.

Traveling on the EDGE: Where to Go in 2014, Summer

By EDGE | Friday Jan 24, 2014
The third installment in a four-part series, EDGE’s travel editor Matthew Wexler scopes out 12 months of adventure, relaxation and surprises for the LGBT jet setter.

Cleveland Rocks, Rolls and Steals the Show!

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Dec 30, 2013
Cleveland is a hidden gem, a liberal enclave in middle America where gays and lesbians party together and even straight folks are glad that the Gay Games are coming to their fair city.

Paris to Host Gay Games 2018

Tuesday Oct 8, 2013
The city of Paris has been selected as the site for the tenth edition of the Gay Games in 2018.

Ohio State Rep Pushes for Hate Crime Bill

By Matthew Wexler | Sunday Sep 29, 2013
As northeast Ohio prepares for Gay Games 9 next summer, one politician is introducing a bill that would make targeting someone because of his or her sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability a hate crime.

Gay Games Celebrates 30 Years of Sports and Equality

By Dan Meyer | Friday Oct 26, 2012
The Federation of Gay Games marked its 30th anniversary in West Hollywood with a celebration honoring those who have helped LGBT athletes achieve equality.