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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.

This historic Title IX ruling will allow lesbian basketball players to sue Pepperdine University for discrimination.

December 21 2015 9:11 AM

After tweeting that he 'did not mean to offend anybody' when he called a referee a 'faggot' on the court, Rajon Rondo issued a full statement. 

December 16 2015 5:13 PM

The veteran referee, recently the target of a player's antigay tirade, decides to come out.

December 14 2015 6:32 PM

The proposal would establish a committee to decide who's trans and assure that birth gender generally supersedes gender identity.

December 10 2015 5:36 PM
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