Newsletter – April 2018

8,000 Thank-you’s to 8,000 Participants!

You are already 8,000 to have registered for Paris 2018, and we thank you for that! It’s owing to you that this 10th edition of the Gay Games in our beautiful French capital will be exceptional!

And those of you who haven’t registered yet, why wait? Join us by registering now via

Take Advantage of Discounted Registration Fees until End of April

This is the final straight line to take advantage of the discounted fees for sports competitions. You have until midnight April 30 (Paris time) to sign up with these fees.

Join us!

Housing Options Developed Specifically for You!

The International Student City of Paris offers a low-cost housing solution for groups

The International Student City (Cité internationale universitaire) of Paris will host groups of 10 people or more for 46€ per night in single rooms.

For more information

Discover the Gay Games 10’s official hotel selection with KTS France

In the heart of Paris, from Bastille to Les Halles, KTS France and Paris 2018 have selected 3 hotels, counting in total 400 rooms at best prices.

Discover them at

Welcome to MIJE Youth Hostels

In the heart of the capital, in Le Marais area, MIJE Youth Hostels welcome you in completely renovated 17th century premises.

Stay in single or shared rooms, with breakfast included. MIJE facilities are open to all (groups or individuals, of all ages!) and are located within a walking distance from the City Hall and the Bastille Opera.

Discover Paris in exceptional conditions thanks to MIJE Youth Hostels!

Travel with SkyTeam Global Meetings

Thanks to Air France, Paris 2018 partner, and the Global Meetings program, we offer each participant attractive airfares and a seamless air travel to our event .

Do not wait, take advantage of exclusive discounts up to 15% in both Business and Economy Class and book your air travel now through the Global Meetings offer.  

Please contact our travel agency KTS by phone – 00 33 1 58 36 66 66 – or by email – – indicating our Event ID : Paris 2018 – code 3700S

We Need Volunteers for August 1-12, 2018!

The volunteer recruiting system is now open!

If you too would like to live this wonderful adventure from the inside, hurry up to register at! Share this unique experience with over 3,000 other volunteers from August 1st to 12th.

You can choose activities, days, and hours that suit you, and training will be organized in order to better coordinate the Games days!

If you have questions, Paris 2018 Team is also there to answer them:

Participate in Ladies’ Night and Perhaps Win a Cruise for Two with Olivia Travel!

1,500 women are expected on August 8, 2018, to have fun together on the Seine in Paris. During this party, sponsored by Olivia Travel, a travel agency catering for lesbians, you could win a cruise for 2 in the Caribbean, Bermuda, and New York City from April 27 to May 5, 2019.

April Promotion: -23% on the Supporter Pack

Wear Paris 2018 colors with pride, be it for your future parties, your city’s Pride, or quite naturally during the Gay Games! Paris 2018 Boutique offers you – for the month of April only – the Supporter Pack including a cap, a pin, and a t-shirt of your choice for 32,90€ instead of 43€.

To take advantage of this offer, check the Boutique!

Sport and Diversity Conferences

Paris 2018 and Sport and Citizenship Think Tank offer you a series of international conferences dedicated to sport and diversity.

From Wednesday, August 1st, to Friday, August 3rd, 2018 (in French and English), join our 54 speakers to discuss 11 topics in the Salons of Paris City Hall. An idyllic setting for 3 days of debate.

More information 

LGBTQI Solidarity: Already 45 Scholarships Distributed!

As solidarity in an integral part of Paris 2018’s values, 45 scholarships have been attributed to asylum seekers and refugees, members of LGBTQI community in Paris, representing 15 nationalities!

Check all the pictures on our Facebook page

FANBRUSH™ Joins Paris 2018 Adventure!

Sharing Emotion in Colors

New indigo supporter of Paris 2018, FANBRUSH™ will paint every part of your body in rainbow colors!

This privileged partner during the Paris Pride on June 30 also presents its products to you during the Gay Games on August 1-12!

The products are made in France, patented, and distributed by IMALIS Company.

Mix the martial arts and struggle via sport by participating in Gay Games 10

Be it boxing, fencing, wrestling, judo, or other martial arts, your sport is of course present at the 10th edition of the Gay Games, to happily celebrate diversity and sharing! Only 279 places left for the martial arts, so register now in order to compete.

For more information 

Triangle is in the bubbles

Triangle was at the General Assembly of Paris 2018 last month. Did you see it?

Find the complete comics series here

Survey: Help us fight homophobia in sport!

German Sport University Cologne launches the first European online survey regarding the LGBT persons and sport. The project’s general objective is to develop educational approaches and strategies to struggle against discrimination and to prevent violence based on sexual orientation and gender identity in sport.

The Gay Games Federation and Paris 2018 support this initiative. Why not you too?