Games for gay people? Why not Games for Jews and Arabs, while you’re at it?
- The Maccabiah Games, intended for Jews around the world, have been held since 1932
- The Pan Arab Games have been held since 1953
We are all familiar with sports events on geographical lines. But there are many sports events that cater to other kinds of communities.
- Political, like the Commonwealth Games or the Games of the Small States of Europe
- Ethnic, like the Maccabiah
- Linguistic, like the Francophone Games or the Lusophony Games
- Professional, like the World Police and Fire Games or the Military Games or the World Medical and Health Games
- Age, like the World Masters Games or the Children’s Games
- Disability status, like the Special Olympics or Paralympic Games