September 29, 2009 11:04 AM Subscribe
posted by kittyprecious (38 comments total)
While the IOC is still preparing to elect the host city for for 2016 Olympics, the (unaffiliated) Federation of Gay Games
has just announced that the 2014 Gay Games will be held on Lake Erie, with Cleveland's bid beating those of Washington, DC
The quadrennial Gay Games will be returning to the United States for the fifth time since being inaugurated in 1982
. Controversy over the terms of negotiations for the 2006 Games, originally set to be held in Montreal but moved to Chicago, sparked a "schism"
which led to the creation of the Gay and Lesbian International Sports Association
, which administers the triennial Outgames, premiering in Montreal in 2006 in direct competition with the Gay Games.