Matthew Miller Rick Boost
Jun 14, 2017

Gay Games bid must navigate Asian cultural divides

Douglas White talks about the Hong Kong Gay Games bid, LGBT representation and managing communications across markets with widely divergent attitudes.

Douglas White talks about the Hong Kong Gay Games bid, LGBT representation and managing communications across markets with widely divergent attitudes.

In this new video, Douglas White, director, public face, for Hong Kong's bid to host the 2020 Gay Games, explains to Campaign how cultural divisions in Asia can be a hurdle for PR firms working on projects with a multinational scope.

In his role preparing Hong Kong's bid, White has had to navigate massively contrasting mindsets relating to LGBT rights across the region. As he explains, unlike the other contenders Washington DC and Guadalajara,...

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