WEEKEND 'My daughter happened because of the Gay Games' - BBC News

In 1982, the first ever Gay Games were held in San Francisco.

Attracting a large crowd and featuring over 1,000 athletes from more than 100 countries, the event was organised by a group of LGBT activists, including former Olympians, to raise awareness about homophobia in sport.

The Gay Games are now held every four years at venues around the world.

Organiser Sara Waddell Lewinstein has shared how the games started.

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