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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.
Lesbian-Led U.S Women Are One Win Away From The World Cup!

Team USA Women One Win Away From The World Cup!

Jill Ellis's Team USA stunned the world's top-ranked team to advance to Sunday's World Cup Final.

Michael Sam Back With Montreal Team, 'Fully Committed'

Michael Sam Back With Montreal Team, 'Fully Committed'

The out footballer, back after a personal leave, also says the Supreme Court's marriage equality decision is 'freaking awesome.'

WATCH: L.A. Crowd React to Gay Kiss at Dodgers LGBT Night

WATCH: L.A. Crowd React to Gay Kisses at Dodgers LGBT Night

The smooches definitely got some reaction.

Meet the First Out Trans Man to Compete on a U.S. College Men's Swimming Team

Meet First Out Trans Swimmer on a U.S. College Men's Team

Harvard freshman Schulyer Bailar is making waves competing against other swimmers who share his gender identity.

First Trans Woman to Sing National Anthem at a Pro Sport Event Tonight in SF

Opera singer Breanna Sinclairé becomes the first transgender woman to sing the national anthem when she sings the "Star-Spangled Banner" at tonight's Oakland A’s game.

Op-ed: How the Gay Games Went Wrong

Op-ed: How the Gay Games Went Wrong

The daughter of the Gay Games' founder says the international sporting event is being diluted because of a merger with the OutGames.

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