Fron the Archive: Sailing report from Gay Games VI in Sydney in 2002

A nice report from the first Gay Games Sailing Regatta by Jim Provenzano of the Bay Area Reporter in San Francisco.

It includes mention of the creation of GLORY during the regatta. Full text here.

Sailing in the Sydney Gay Games

“No other more visually showcases the geographic beauty of Sydney than sailing. With Sydney Harbour Bridge and the skyline in the background, a dozen San Franciscans and various other sailors enjoyed watching the first leg of sailing’s first time inclusion…….

…..Since the Games, sailors have formed an international gay and lesbian sailing group to promote and support gay sailors, and to lobby for the inclusion of the event at future Gay Games.”

We’ve come a long way since!

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