S1E198: 198| The Gay Games

Hong Kong Confidential show

Summary: REPLAYED CONTENT FOR PRIDE MONTH: Dennis Philipse talks to us about Hong Kong’s successful bid to win the Gay Games in 2022. This is the first time that the Gay Games will be hosted in Asia and it is a very exciting milestone in the history of the games and also for Hong Kong. Dennis walks us through the bidding process and the excitement the team felt when they won then bid. We explore how this wonderful event will “build lighthouses of hope” in the LGBTQ community, and the positive impact that the Gay Games will have on both Hong Kong and Asia. Everyone is welcome to participate in the games regardless of your age, race, culture, religion, gender or sexuality. Dennis shares some heartwarming and inspirational personal stories of love and hope. He reminds us that the goal of the Gay Games is to not only be inclusive but to “celebrate diversity and to connect people in the spirit of sport.” The Gay Games webpage: https://www.gaygameshk2022.com/ Hong Kong Confidential Details Email: juleshannaford1@gmail.com Network: https://www.auscastnetwork.com/home/hong-kong-confidential Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hongkongconfidential/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/juleshannaford/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hongkongconfidential/ Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube and anywhere you find your podcasts.     Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/hongkongconfidential?alert=2 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.