United Church of Christ to Sponsor Gay Games 9

Author: , June 28th, 2014

Gay Games 9

The UCC is going to sponsor the Gay Games 9 this year in Cleveland.

Towleroad.com reports:

This year, the United Church of Christ is set to become the first religious denomination to serve as a major sponsor of the Gay Games, The New York Times reports: The denomination, the United Church of Christ, has its headquarters in Cleveland, which, along with Akron, is one of two cities that will play host to the more than 35 sporting and cultural events scheduled to be part of Gay Games 9. Geography, however, is only one reason the church agreed to become a major sponsor; ideology loomed larger.

The UCC has really stepped up on LGBT rights this year, including the lawsuit in North Carolina for marriage equality. My mom is a UCC member, So proud.

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Marriott Hotels Supports the 2014 Gay Games in Cleveland, Ohio

Author: , August 18th, 2013

Marriott HotelsMarriott International is stepping up to the plate as a platinum sponsor and exclusive hotel partner for the world’s largest and most popular LGBT sport and cultural event, the 2014 Gay Games presented by the Cleveland Foundation.

“We’re thrilled to have Marriott as our official hotel partner. Marriott is a corporate leader in diversity and inclusion and it is great that they are supporting the Gay Games,” says 2014 Gay Games Co-Chair Steve Sokany. “We look forward to a strong partnership that will help make the ninth Gay Games one of the best ever.”

The 2014 Gay Games run August 9-16, 2014, in Cleveland and Akron, Ohio. The Games encompass 35-plus sports and cultural events. Built on the principles of Participation, Inclusion and Personal Best(TM), the Games are open to all adults of any athletic ability.

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