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 25-year-old defensive end will suit up for a two-year contract with the Montreal Alouettes starting next month.

May 22 2015 11:43 AM Updated

Rev. Warren Hall lost his job at Seton Hall University, which just recruited an openly gay basketball player.

May 17 2015 1:10 PM

Ronda Rousey has walked back last year's comments on not fighting Fallon Fox due to the trans woman's supposed 'unfair' physical advantage — a claim debunked by medical experts.

May 15 2015 4:41 PM

Get to know the 2015 Arcus Foundation Fellows who are on their way to becoming tomorrow's diversity leaders.

May 14 2015 6:15 PM

Of all the English-speaking countries surveyed, LGB people are most unsafe in the United States, the study finds.

May 10 2015 5:58 PM

Police in West Virginia arrested a Marshall University athlete after two gay men reported he beat them for kissing in public. The couple captured the assault on video.

May 07 2015 4:47 PM

Husbands Steven and Rick Simone-Friedland shared a sweet kiss at Dodger Stadium on Saturday. What happened next was totally unexpected.

May 05 2015 3:29 PM

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

May 04 2015 6:48 PM

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.

May 02 2015 7:00 AM

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.

April 25 2015 5:00 AM Updated