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.

With HB 2 "repealed," Charlotte will get a chance to host the All-Star Game in 2019.

April 10 2017 5:39 PM

When the CNN anchor came out, he received an outpouring of love from everywhere — including the NBA. 

April 04 2017 3:15 PM

The National Collegiate Athletic Association says the half-hearted repeal of House Bill 2 convinced them to reconsider North Carolina as the site for future championship games.

April 04 2017 11:17 AM

"I want to be a role model for transgender people, specifically female-to-male," says 28-year-old competitive bodybuilder Kendy Nguyen.

March 30 2017 3:39 PM
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