Orlando clears first hurdle in bid to host Gay Games

Orlando in the running to be Gay Games host siteBY TheSeattleLesbian.com

The International Federation of Gay Games (FGG) has announced Orlando as the only U.S. city to clear the first round of site selection for the 10th edition of the Gay Games. Orlando is one of seven cities to be formally considered for hosting the games. According to the FGG, the other six cities are from the European and South American continents and include: Amsterdam, Limerick, London, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, and Sao Paulo.

Converge Orlando, Inc., the official LGBT Convention and Visitors Bureau of Orlando, has been working for months to bring the games to the Central Florida in an effort to help the local economy and bring a change in equality rights to the state.

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