Sports

The Advocate brings readers the latest news from the world of gay sports. Follow the most recent developments about the people, policies, and players who are shaping national and international dialogue about athletes and the LGBT community. Read about Michael Sam, Jason Collins, Brittney Griner, Darren Young, Johnny Weir, Fallon Fox, and more luminaries of the gay sports arena who are trailblazers in basketball, football, soccer, baseball, hockey, tennis, swimming, track, and golf. Find out about upcoming and past Olympic Games, and how lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender athletes are helping to advance the marathon of equality on an international scale.

The Patriots' quarterback has called Trump "a friend" but has no issue if his teammates skip the visit.

February 14 2017 7:20 PM

The Boston team hosted a Hockey Is For Everyone event in support of the LGBT community.

February 12 2017 10:00 AM

Sure, there was no Carl's Jr. level of overt sexism in this year's ads, but there were some clear winners and losers. 

February 06 2017 7:59 PM

Some were underwhelmed by Lady Gaga's seemingly quiet activism; others praised her for an inclusive and fine-tuned medley.

February 06 2017 3:08 PM

The queer icon opts for patriotism and high-energy choreography over big political pronouncements.

February 05 2017 8:37 PM

Donald Trump's pick for secretary of Labor, Carl's Jr.'s CEO,  has a history of objectifying women in his lazy, exploitative Super Bowl ads. 

February 03 2017 4:42 PM
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