Split Decision

Lured by competing games, queer athletes find they can't go both ways

The NYCGHA's Jeff Adams and David Benaym
photo: Nicholas Burnham
The NYCGHA's Jeff Adams and David Benaym


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  • In the end, though, it may not matter much to the future of gay sports if a couple thousand people missed out on an opportunity this summer. "The importance of these events has diminished substantially in recent years, because there are more and more events like the Bingham Cup, like the Gay Super Bowl, than there ever have been," Zeigler, ever the optimist, explains. "You have other events going on every year; you have organizations in cities doing work with athletes and with their communities constantly. And those are far more important than a quadrennial sporting event."

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