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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 pop singer took a few laps and planted a few kisses on the cheek of racing legend Mario Andretti as a last minute replacement for Keith Urban at the Indianapolis motor speedway Sunday. 

May 31 2016 6:54 PM

Outsports cofounder Cyd Zeigler illustrates the struggle of out athletes in his new book, Fair Play. In this exclusive excerpt, Zeigler takes on the thorny issue of gay-straight relations.

May 31 2016 5:10 AM

The mistake, which the San Diego Gay Men's Chorus called "humiliating," was the result of human error, according to a Major League Baseball investigation.

May 27 2016 9:51 AM

Orlando forward Alex Morgan praises soccer legend Abby Wambach for mentoring.

May 24 2016 10:44 PM

The CEO of the 49ers called HB 2 "bad for our employees, bad for our fans, and bad for business." 

May 24 2016 7:57 PM

The team insists that the Gay Men's Chorus wasn't intentionally drowned out, but still took action following the highly publicized incident. 

May 23 2016 2:56 PM Updated

Instead of the male choir singing the national anthem, a recorded woman's voice was broadcast and the singers were heckled as they left the field.

May 22 2016 9:21 PM Updated
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