Yay! Cleveland Named Host of Gay Games in 2014

Cleveland has been named the host of the Gay Games in 2014.

Cleveland deligation celebrates on hearing the announcement, via On Top.

Boston, Cleveland and Washington D.C. were competing for the chance to host the games, which are expected to bring $60 million in investment.

The announcement was named today in Colonge, Germany.

From On Top Magazine:

Cleveland’s 2014 Gay Games IX Sports & Cultural Festival will take place August 9 – 16, 2014 and feature 30 sporting events, including a gay rodeo.

Cleveland’s bid for the event was assisted by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame which threw a bid party. The bid’s theme, “My Games Rock,” fit nicely with the application, according to On Top.

Great. News.

-AS

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One response to “Yay! Cleveland Named Host of Gay Games in 2014

  1. Special K

    This is quite a coup for Cleveland, especially competing against cities like DC and Boston. Hopefully by 2014, Ohio will have gotten rid of its draconian anti-domestic partnership law!

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