Coverage of 1993's Northwest Gay & Lesbian Summer Sports Festival in Seattle. Over 1500 athletes competed in 31 different events, including swimming, water polo, tennis, croquet, softball, physique, golf, track and field, soccer and volleyball.

The festival has strong ties to the Gay Games as well, with many of the teams and individual athletes heading to New York for the 1994 Games.

Featuring Tim Frankulovich of Cuffs Bar, and restauranteur Alex Veltri, both sponsors of the event; co-chair Jeanne Johnson; Marvel Shoen, coach of the Seattle Otters water polo team; Gail Britto of the Emerald City Softball Association; croquet-ist Ed Miesen; Tim Chan of the Seattle Rainier Cup Invitational Volleyball Tournament; Matthew Roe; golfer Bill Etnyre; Gay Games '94 co-president Rick Peterson; Paul Mart, a co-founder of the original Gay Games; Tom Cracovia; and physique competitors Donna Macy and Michael Fiumara.

From Network Q Out Across America Episode 23 September 1993. Watch the rest of the episode at

Produced and directed by David Surber; Seattle Crew: Aaron Litwin, Jeff Cowan, HiC Luttmers, Carol Morgan, Jason LaBatt; senior editor Clark Morris; online editors Greg Kiernan, Michael Turri; graphics by Kelly Lujan; post production :30 Second St., Ltd.; administrative support Ched Kindley, Chris Montoya. Additional editing by David Surber.

Incidental music licensed under Apple iMovie include: Highlight Reel Short; Pastel Slide Long; and Peach Cobbler. YouTube audio library tracks include: Opening Night; Payday; Thinkin Back; Festival; and 1812 Overture.

Loading more stuff…

Hmm…it looks like things are taking a while to load. Try again?

Loading videos…