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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.
WATCH: Dodger Stadium Reacts to Same-Sex Couple on Kiss Cam

WATCH: This Adorable Couple on Dodgers' Kiss Cam

A same-sex couple found themselves on the Kiss Cam at Dodger Stadium Saturday and did what any baseball fan would do.

Mayweather, Pacquiao: Two Checkered Pasts on LGBTs, One with Women

Mayweather, Pacquiao's Checkered Past with LGBTs

Some say Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao should have fought five years ago. But you don't have to go that far back to find each man's homophobic past.

Kris Humphries Blames Vague Tweet, Supports Bruce Jenner
April 25 2015 12:43 PM ET

Kris Humphries Blames Vague Tweet, Supports Bruce Jenner

With Bruce Jenner coming out as a transgender woman, Kris Humphries seemed to say he's glad to no longer be part of the family.

PHOTOS: Are You Ready for the Drag Queen World Series 2015?

PHOTOS: Are You Ready for the Drag Queen World Series 2015?

Drag queens swap heels for cleats -- and slug it out for charity.

Brittney Griner, Fiancée Glory Johnson Arrested After Fight

Brittney Griner, Fiancée Glory Johnson Arrested After Fight

The women were arrested on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct.

Michigan Trans Teen Skater's Suicide Rocks Roller Derby Community

Trans Teen Skater's Suicide Rocks Mich. Derby Community

Derby teams nationwide are wearing '#DoItFor57' this weekend in honor of 15-year-old trans man Sam Taub.

WATCH: The Bromantic Gayness of the High Five

WATCH: The Bromantic Gayness of the High Five

April 16 is High Five Day! Celebrate this gay-created hand gesture treasured by straight guys the world over.

Excerpt: Love in the Age of Title IX in 'Course Correction'

Love in the Age of Title IX

Ginny Gilder, co-owner of the Seattle Storm WNBA team and Olympic silver medalist, recounts her coming-out experience in this excerpt from her new memoir, Course Correction.

PHOTOS: A Luke Smalley Retrospective

PHOTOS: A Luke Smalley Retrospective

Droll, witty, and tensely erotic, Smalley's work takes place in an invented time and space, like one you dreamed of when you were young.

WATCH: Michael Sam Perform Gay-Themed Rumba on DWTS

WATCH: Michael Sam Performs Gay-Themed Rumba on DWTS

Sadly, it was the last dance for the out football player.

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