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.

It was a record year for LGBT Olympians in more ways than one.

September 02 2016 9:36 PM

The San Francisco 49er refused to stand for the National Anthem and a firestorm ensued.

August 31 2016 9:22 PM Updated

Our Olympic correspondent Charley Walters checks in with New Zealand's Robbie Manson, the U.S.'s Meghan O'Leary, and Ian Matos from Brazil.

August 30 2016 11:05 AM

Richard Chaplow allegedly called Rogers a “queer” during a Saturday match.

August 25 2016 11:37 AM

In a press conference with the medalists in the 800-meter race, journalists tried to focus the conversation on testosterone levels. The out South African runner pushed back. 

August 23 2016 8:21 PM

Tom Bosworth of the U.K. talks with The Advocate about his Olympics, and his engagement.

August 22 2016 5:55 PM
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