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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.

The Filipino boxer has won himself new opponents in Magic Johnson, Jason Collins and wrestler turned actor Dave Bautista.

February 21 2016 11:09 AM

Barely a day after the boxer and Filipino politician apologized for comparing gays and lesbians to animals and lost his endorsement deal, he's unleashed a new rant.

February 20 2016 8:20 AM

The Filipino boxer is citing Old Testament scripture to justify his antigay views, which cost him a Nike endorsement deal.

February 18 2016 3:38 PM

The boxer is taking a financial hard hit for saying gay people are "worse than animals."

February 17 2016 2:29 PM

Despite prior pleas for forgiveness, apologies and claims of 'misunderstandings,' the Filipino fighter is now going another round against marriage equality.

February 16 2016 5:05 AM

The sportswear company is adding a new clause to contracts with star athletes that specifies coming out won't affect the endorsement deal.

February 15 2016 11:42 PM
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