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.

As Michael Sam looks for another opportunity to join the NFL, he also will compete in season 20 of Dancing With The Stars.

February 24 2015 1:13 PM

Hunter Fromang, a center for Randolph-Macon College's top-ranked basketball team, came out to his friends and teammates through an innocent game of 'truth or dare.'

February 20 2015 5:23 PM

Was the global outrage at Russia’s anti-LGBT propaganda law just a flash in the pan?

February 10 2015 6:01 AM

The women claim their coach told them, 'Lesbianism isn’t tolerated here.'

February 05 2015 2:43 PM

Gay comedians live-tweeted the Super Bowl — or, what they thought were the important parts.

February 01 2015 11:16 PM

Look out for this LGBT-inclusive 30-second ad, which was created by Australian jeweler Michael Hill.

February 01 2015 1:39 PM

Up With People! Carol Channing! Diana Ross on a helicopter! The Super Bowl halftime show is often a bizarre and kind of gay affair.

January 30 2015 8:00 AM

The basketball star admits to not being a natural inside bridal shops.

1:46 PM

Now, that's the one with the pointy ball, right?

4:00 AM