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Gay Games in Paris

Athletes perform during the synchronised swimming competition in the Gay Games at the Maurice Thorez aquatics center in Montreuil near Paris, France, August 8, 2018. Athletes from Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Russia were among the thousands of people convening in Paris for the 10th Gay Games, which aim to raise awareness on LGBT rights. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Athletes perform during the synchronised swimming competition in the Gay Games at the Maurice Thorez aquatics center in Montreuil near Paris, France, August 8, 2018. Athletes from Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Russia were among the thousands of people...more

Athletes perform during the synchronised swimming competition in the Gay Games at the Maurice Thorez aquatics center in Montreuil near Paris, France, August 8, 2018. Athletes from Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Russia were among the thousands of people convening in Paris for the 10th Gay Games, which aim to raise awareness on LGBT rights. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
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Cheerleaders perform during the Gay Games at the Charlety Stadium August 6, 2018. Athletes from Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Russia were among the thousands of people convening in Paris for the 10th Gay Games, which aim to raise awareness on LGBT rights.

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Cheerleaders perform during the Gay Games at the Charlety Stadium August 6, 2018. Athletes from Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Russia were among the thousands of people convening in Paris for the 10th Gay Games, which aim to raise awareness on LGBT...more

Cheerleaders perform during the Gay Games at the Charlety Stadium August 6, 2018. Athletes from Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Russia were among the thousands of people convening in Paris for the 10th Gay Games, which aim to raise awareness on LGBT rights. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
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Athletes perform during the synchronised swimming competition August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Athletes perform during the synchronised swimming competition August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Athletes perform during the synchronised swimming competition August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
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Same sex dance duo performs during the Dancesport competition, August 7, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Same sex dance duo performs during the Dancesport competition, August 7, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Same sex dance duo performs during the Dancesport competition, August 7, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
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Athletes perform during the synchronised swimming competition in Montreuil near Paris, France, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Athletes perform during the synchronised swimming competition in Montreuil near Paris, France, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Athletes perform during the synchronised swimming competition in Montreuil near Paris, France, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
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Same sex dance duos perform during the Dancesport competition, August 7, 2018. Over 12,700 participants from 91 countries are expected at the Aug. 4-12 Gay Games, including a variety of athletes - young and old, male and female, straight and gay. 

REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Same sex dance duos perform during the Dancesport competition, August 7, 2018. Over 12,700 participants from 91 countries are expected at the Aug. 4-12 Gay Games, including a variety of athletes - young and old, male and female, straight and gay....more

Same sex dance duos perform during the Dancesport competition, August 7, 2018. Over 12,700 participants from 91 countries are expected at the Aug. 4-12 Gay Games, including a variety of athletes - young and old, male and female, straight and gay. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
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Athletes perform during the synchronized swimming competition at the Maurice Thorez aquatics center August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Athletes perform during the synchronized swimming competition at the Maurice Thorez aquatics center August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Athletes perform during the synchronized swimming competition at the Maurice Thorez aquatics center August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
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A participant poses while attending the inauguration of the Gay Games village at the Hotel de Ville city hall in Paris, August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

A participant poses while attending the inauguration of the Gay Games village at the Hotel de Ville city hall in Paris, August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

A participant poses while attending the inauguration of the Gay Games village at the Hotel de Ville city hall in Paris, August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
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Cheerleaders perform during the Gay Games at the Charlety Stadium, August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Cheerleaders perform during the Gay Games at the Charlety Stadium, August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Cheerleaders perform during the Gay Games at the Charlety Stadium, August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
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Cheerleaders perform during the Gay Games at the Charlety Stadium, August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Cheerleaders perform during the Gay Games at the Charlety Stadium, August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Cheerleaders perform during the Gay Games at the Charlety Stadium, August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
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Same sex dance duo performs during the Dancesport competition, August 7, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Same sex dance duo performs during the Dancesport competition, August 7, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Same sex dance duo performs during the Dancesport competition, August 7, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
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People display a huge rainbow flag as they participate at the international Rainbow Memorial Run during the inauguration of the Gay Games village, August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

People display a huge rainbow flag as they participate at the international Rainbow Memorial Run during the inauguration of the Gay Games village, August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

People display a huge rainbow flag as they participate at the international Rainbow Memorial Run during the inauguration of the Gay Games village, August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
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Cheerleaders perform during the Gay Games at the Charlety Stadium, August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Cheerleaders perform during the Gay Games at the Charlety Stadium, August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Cheerleaders perform during the Gay Games at the Charlety Stadium, August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
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Same sex dance duo performs during the Dancesport competition, August 7, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Same sex dance duo performs during the Dancesport competition, August 7, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Same sex dance duo performs during the Dancesport competition, August 7, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
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People sign a flag as they participate at the international Rainbow Memorial Run during the inauguration of the Gay Games village, August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

People sign a flag as they participate at the international Rainbow Memorial Run during the inauguration of the Gay Games village, August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

People sign a flag as they participate at the international Rainbow Memorial Run during the inauguration of the Gay Games village, August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
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Cheerleaders perform during the Gay Games at the Charlety Stadium in Paris, France, August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Cheerleaders perform during the Gay Games at the Charlety Stadium in Paris, France, August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Cheerleaders perform during the Gay Games at the Charlety Stadium in Paris, France, August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
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People pose as they attend the inauguration of the Gay Games village, August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

People pose as they attend the inauguration of the Gay Games village, August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

People pose as they attend the inauguration of the Gay Games village, August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
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Same sex dance duo performs during the Dancesport competition, August 7, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Same sex dance duo performs during the Dancesport competition, August 7, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Same sex dance duo performs during the Dancesport competition, August 7, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
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Cheerleaders perform during the Gay Games at the Charlety Stadium, August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Cheerleaders perform during the Gay Games at the Charlety Stadium, August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Cheerleaders perform during the Gay Games at the Charlety Stadium, August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
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