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.

Queer comedians react to America's favorite pastime, and the triumph of the Chicago Cubs.

November 04 2016 3:58 PM

The Ivy League institution canceled men's soccer for the entire season after learning of a document rating female players and assigning them sexual positions.

November 04 2016 2:19 PM

Victor Genin, whose story is depicted on Fuse's Clash of the Corps, found a community of support when he flipped his first sabre.

6:32 AM

The basketball team started their season with a moment of silence and a reminder that "love always conquers hate."

October 27 2016 3:52 PM

A brief history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints' complicated relationship with persecution.

October 27 2016 5:15 AM
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