Chicago, IL -
WMAQ-TV/NBC5 Chicago has become a Gold Sponsor of the 2006 Gay Games, joining as a Gay Games Local Television Partner.
The sponsorship will include extensive television coverage leading up to and during the week of Gay Games 2006 as well as support on the NBC5.com website.
"Chicago is a perfect host city for the Gay Games VII with its level of ethnic, racial and cultural diversity," said Larry Wert, president and general manager of NBC5. "NBC5 is proud to be the local television partner. We share the Gay Games VII mission statement of acceptance, self-expression and unity, and are committed to serve all of our constituencies."