Archived copy as title Articles needing additional references from April All articles needing additional references Use mdy dates from July All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from December Articles with unsourced statements from April Articles needing additional references from November Articles with unsourced statements from April More than 13, participants took part in 33 sports and a large cultural festival — singers were in the choral program alone. April 5, Competitors come from many countries, including those where homosexuality remains illegal and hidden. San Francisco Bay Guardian. Subsequent Gay Games have been held in San Francisco in with 3, participants, Vancouver in with 7, participants, New York in with 12, Amsterdam in with 13, and Sydney in with 11, March
Seven months prior to the opening of the games, organizers had already secured 6, paid registrants and accumulated the first pre-Games financial surplus in the history of the Gay Games.
Lives were changed, and it was clear the Gay Games would be held again. There were three main points of contention, over which neither party could agree:. Chicago Games Inc.
Long a sportsman he ran varsity track in high school, played club volleyball in college and now plays sports four times a weekWonn said he never experienced discrimination because he's gay.