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The Gay Games : the play of sexuality, sport and community

  title={The Gay Games : the play of sexuality, sport and community},
  author={Caroline M Symons},
This thesis is the first comprehensive social history of the international Gay Games from its inception in 1980 up until 2002. These Games have become one of the largest sporting, cultural and human rights events in the world, as well as the largest international participatory gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex event. Particular attention is paid to the ways that gender, sexuality, sport and community are played out within this history of the Games. Three historical… 
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