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.

The transgender celebrity talks about her struggles with dyslexia, her success in sports and being a female father. 

July 21 2016 11:06 AM

Cruz, who lost four friends in the June 12 attack, was cheered on by survivors and their families.

July 18 2016 10:23 AM

Orlando Cruz, the fifth ranked boxer in the world, had four friends that died in the June 12 shooting.

July 13 2016 11:30 AM

Saying the 2016 Summer Games are getting off to a rocky start is the understatement of the century. But some are trying to see the positives.

July 13 2016 6:16 AM

Off-duty police officers abandoned their posts at a Minnesota Lynx game after players wore apparel with slogans that protested racial profiling.

July 12 2016 7:47 PM

She's the Ultimate Fighting Championship's first out lesbian champion, but will she take on the first transgender MMA fighter, Fallon Fox? 

July 12 2016 1:26 PM
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