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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.
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.

Does Caitlyn Jenner Really Deserve a Trophy for Transitioning?

Bob Costas: Jenner's ESPY Award 'Crass Exploitation'

TV sportscaster Bob Costas is among those criticizing ESPN for choosing Caitlyn Jenner as this year's recipient of the Arthur Ashe Courage Award.

Michael Sam's Future With Montreal Football Team Suddenly Uncertain

Michael Sam's Future With Montreal Team Suddenly Uncertain

It's not clear why the out athlete is suddenly no longer affiliated with the Montreal Alouettes, at least for now.

Triathlete Chris Mosier Joins Men of Team USA, Making Transgender Sports History

Trans Triathelete Joins Team USA, Makes History

Chris Mosier's awe-inspiring time in the men's sprint duathlon has opened a new door for trans athletes nationwide.

No, Caitlyn Jenner's Olympic Medal Won't Be Revoked

No, Caitlyn Jenner's Olympic Medal Won't Be Revoked

A transphobic petition failed to clear its initial hurdle, as the International Olympic Committee confirms that Jenner's gold medal is Caitlyn's to keep.

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