PHOTOS: Long Live the Gay Games!

The closet door is opening in professional athletics. Do we still need our own sporting events?



Gabriel Caldwell of Team Los Angeles celebrates winning the men's 4 x 400-meter relay November 6, 2002, during the Sydney Gay Games at the Homebush Athletics Centre.

An aerial shot of a wrestling competition June 20, 1994, during the Gay Games at New York University.

Participants in the 2002 Australian Gay Games celebrate their personal best and sport their medals during a photo call on the Sydney Opera House's steps with the harbor as a background.