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This sampler touches on two controversies that arose while organizing Celebration ’90 Gay Games III: the formal inclusion of the drag and leather communities in the Games; and the censoring of the name of its artisan market. Drag artist Bill…

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This sampler touches on two controversies that arose while organizing Celebration ’90 Gay Games III: the formal inclusion of the drag and leather communities in the Games; and the censoring of the name of its artisan market.

Drag artist Bill Monroe, Celebration ’90 E.D. Mark Mees, writers Jane Rule and Dionne Brand, and Queers In Art committee member, Donimo, weigh in on the debates and their outcomes as the Games unfold.

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Gay Games III footage from the Mary Anne McEwen fonds in VIVO’s Archive chronicles sports, cultural, and internal events, and includes interviews with athletes, artists, protesters, board and committee members, staff and volunteers. Enjoy this unedited footage online at vivomediaarts.com//archive/gay-games.

This selection by Karen Knights for Archive/Counter-Archive Fabulous Finds screening, Toronto, Dec. 2019.

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