“Last September I decided to apply for the volunteer position of Event & Operations Manager – Festival Village at the Hong Kong Gay Games 2022. I’m happy to say that I’ve landed the gig!
Being part of the LGBTQ+ community myself, before the bidding process kicked off in 2015, I didn’t even know the Gay Games existed. Until I landed the volunteer position I didn’t know anything about The Games. I knew nothing, nada, niente! I didn’t know what they stand for. I did not realise the sheer scale nor did I know about the magnitude when it comes to social impact & economic contribution. And yes, not afraid to admit it, I might have had some preconceived misconceptions….
Without further ado, here’s what you – straight or queer folk – need to know!”