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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.

Planning for Gay Games in 2014 is Ahead of Schedule

By Troy Petenbrink | Thursday Sep 13, 2012
Many people around the world were shocked when Cleveland beat Boston and Washington, D.C., in the battle to host the Gay Games in 2014.

EDGE goes to the Gay Games, Part 2: Going for the gold in Cologne

By Roger Brigham | Tuesday Sep 7, 2010
The Gay Games VIII in Cologne, Germany, from July 31 to Aug. 8, were an emotional high for EDGE’s Roger Brigham, who coached a wrestling team -- and himself took the gold.

Cleveland Gay Games ’14 Faces Problems, Lawsuit

By Kilian Melloy | Friday Sep 3, 2010
A dispute between the Cleveland Synergy Foundation and the Federation of Gay Games (FGG) has energized rumors that unless a new organizer can be secured for the 2014 Gay Games, Cleveland may lose the event to Washington, D.C.

EDGE goes to the Gay Games, part one: Opening ceremonies and a view of Cologne

By Roger Brigham | Tuesday Aug 31, 2010
EDGE editor/reporter Roger Brigham shares his experiences as a participant at the Gay Games VIII, held in Cologne, Germany, in early August. In Part 1, he describes the opening ceremonies & the world of sports the games open to LGBT enthusiasts.