Friday, March 12, 2010

B.C.'s "Winter Pride" survives Olympic sandwich

"This year, sandwiched in the 13 days between the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games, all signs pointed to Canada’s largest and best-attended gay ski week being stuck between the proverbial rock and a hard place. Again. Having survived several changes in ownership and some rocky economic moments in the last few years, the WinterPride phoenix that soared so high in 2009 appeared to be threatened by a new set of serious challenges in 2010," reports's Sean Horlor. "... estimates that this year’s gay ski week attendance dropped to 1,500 people, down from approximately 2,500 the year before." READ MORE

MORE from QTC's Sports Buzz
  • Johnny Weir blackballed by Stars on Ice?
  • German football boss says gay players should find another job! -
  • Gay Games, Outgames to merge events?
  • Is an Olympic figure skater any less of a man?
  • Gay man verbally and physically harassed at the Olympics
  • Weir vs. Lysacek: Who'd You Rather?
  • Football v Homophobia on Feb 19th
  • Olympic Stud of the Day: Alexandre Bilodeau
  • Why most gay athletes are still reluctant to come out
  • Superstar Matthew Mitcham Dives Into Cologne Gay Games
  • RIP: Brendan Burke dead at 21
  • Michael Irvin’s gay-friendly sports talk show cancelled amid rape accusations
  • Athlete designs clothes for masculine women