Author Mark Brown’s new book “Gay Games 1: The True Story” is an autobiographical account of the founding of the first Olympic-style gay sporting event in the world

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Recent release “Gay Games 1: The True Story” from Page Publishing author Mark Brown is a fascinating revelation of the untold story behind the organization of the groundbreaking Gay Games, a quadrennial event overseen by the San Francisco Arts and Athletics (SFAA) that first took place in San Francisco in 1982.

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Mark Brown, a US Army veteran, former Arthur Murray dance instructor, a founder of the first Gay Games and longtime resident of San Francisco, has published his new book “Gay Games 1: The True Story”: a revealing account of how the first Gay Games came to fruition.

This is the true story of Gay Games I and Mark Brown’s part in its happening—a story that has never been told.

Published by Page Publishing, Mark Brown’s engrossing book is an illuminating work highlighting the founding of the Gay Games in San Francisco in 1982.

Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase “Gay Games 1: The True Story” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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