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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.

He's left the ring and is about to be crowned the victor of a new, powerful political office, despite his rampant homophobia.

May 10 2016 12:59 PM

Caroline Cossey and Laverne Cox did it for Playboy, and now the most famous trans woman in the world will appear on newsstands wearing nothing but her Olympic gold medal.

May 04 2016 2:53 PM

Just a few weeks after the sports network fired baseball analyst Curt Schilling for a transphobic social media post, ESPN is welcoming the out soccer star to its fold.

May 04 2016 1:36 PM

Schilling, his wife, and their 16-year-old son all spoke out in defense of the former Red Sox pitcher, after ESPN fired him for posting a transphobic meme.

April 28 2016 8:22 PM

The NCAA enacted new nondiscrimination requirements in response to the wave of anti-LGBT bills that have passed recently.

April 28 2016 6:10 PM

The fired ESPN personality does have a beef with his former employer and coworkers, who he called racists. 

April 28 2016 11:25 AM
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