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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.
Who Are the Trans Teens Lost to Murder and Suicide Whose Stories 'Haunt' Caitlyn Jenner?

Caitlyn Jenner Haunted by Death of Trans Teens 

The deaths of Mercedes Williamson, 17, and Sam Taub, 15, brought Jenner to tears and a question: How can we prevent more like them?

WATCH: Caitlyn Jenner Tears Up, Asks For Acceptance of People 'For Who They Are'

WATCH: The Message Only Caitlyn Jenner Could Deliver

The former Olympian spoke in public for the first time since her transition, calling it 'harder for me than anything I could have imagined.'

Love Wins: American and Canadian Soccer Stars Tie the Knot

Love Wins: Two Women's Soccer Stars Tie the Knot

They played for rival teams but now are united, and to fellow Christians Ella Masar sends a message: Love conquers all.

Outrageous Comments by Tennis Pro: ‘There Are Definitely No Gays’ in Top 100

Tennis Pro Knows No Gays, But 'Every Other Player Is a Lesbian'

Ukrainian tennis pro Sergiy Stakhovsky may not be a household name, but he is making a racket about lesbian and gay players.

Robbie Rogers Will Be 'Extremely Flamboyant' at Future World Cups

Robbie Rogers Will Be Extremely Flamboyant at World Cups

Professional soccer's only out male player refuses to hide who he is, even if he's playing in a World Cup hosted in countries with harsh anti-LGBT laws.

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