Just for the Record: Episode #77 Gay Games Closing Ceremonies

Summary: Footage of Gay Games 1990, performers, and closing remarks. Duration: 1:01:27 Date: 1990 Subjects: Gay Games & Cultural Festival Creator: Lewis, Valda; Mims, Loretta Contributor: Mims, Loretta; Tyler, Robin Description: The episode’s footage of Gay Games showcases the gay…

Just for the Record: Episode #77 Gay Games Closing Ceremonies

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Summary: Footage of Gay Games 1990, performers, and closing remarks.

Duration: 1:01:27

Date: 1990

Subjects: Gay Games & Cultural Festival

Creator: Lewis, Valda; Mims, Loretta

Contributor: Mims, Loretta; Tyler, Robin

Description: The episode’s footage of Gay Games showcases the gay and lesbian combined band that performed at the event. There were 20 bands from all over the world apart of the entire ensemble. The band performed holding the gay pride flag in formation. There was also a singer and a gay chorus for entertainment. There was a moment of silence with a slide show for Tom Waddell, who was a gay participant in 1968 Olympics and founded the Gay Games in 1982. Robin Tyler gave the closing remarks and showcased the board members that helped put the event together. The closing performance was by The Nylons.

Notes: Episode begins at 00:01:05.

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Box 10, Item 116, Just for the Record Collection, Amistad Research Center at Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana

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