Claiming the Title: Gay Olympics On Trial
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Claiming the Title: Gay Olympics On Trial

USA, 30 Minute Running Time
World Premiere
Genre/Subjects: Activism, Biography / History, Discrimination, Documentary, Gay, Lesbian, Politics, Sports
Program: Shorts
Language: English

DIRECTORS: Jonathan Joiner, Robert H. Martin

Claiming the Title: Gay Olympics on Trial explores the additional homophobic hurdle on the already arduous road to athletic excellence. When a gay athletic group started the Gay Olympic Games in the mid-’80s, the U.S. Olympic Committee sued for use of the Olympic name and the case went all the way to the Supreme Court. — JOANNE PARSONT

Text Voting Code: S500



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