Gay Games – Paris 2018
August 4 - August 12
Paris 2018 is a non-profit organization whose mission is to increase participation, inclusion, and personal best of all adults through sport and culture. Its primary focus is the promotion, organization and delivery of Gay Games 10 in August 2018. This sporting and cultural event, open to all, is a model of social cohesion, mutual aid and sharing, valuing diversity, equality, and solidarity. Its purpose is:
- combating all forms of discrimination, based on criteria established by EU and French law, in particular sexual orientation and gender identity,
- promoting the recognition of the identity and freedoms of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) people in the context and ethics of struggles related to promoting human rights and fundamental freedoms;
- promoting health including through information and prevention on issues of STIs, HIV / AIDS, cancer, doping, drug use, and other risks;
- inclusion of specific programs to make Gay Games 10 accessible to the greatest number, including disadvantaged people or people with special needs.
Paris 2018 is an advocacy but non-political association. It acts independently of any political party. The association may join any federation who would have the same purpose. PARIS 2018 is also committed to sustainable development.