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.

We're eager to see what LGBT representation there will be in ads airing during the Super Bowl this Sunday — and if we'll be deflated by stereotypes or puffed up over ads that get it right. Here are the good and bad of Super Bowl ads past.

January 28 2015 5:00 AM

The out soccer star is furious where the international governing body of soccer chose to host the next two World Cups.

January 23 2015 3:56 PM

A.T. Furuya says he was berated by both a schoolmate and gym staff, who allegedly told him to leave the locker room despite San Diego State's clear nondiscrimination policy.

January 21 2015 1:39 PM

The former Dallas Cowboys quarterback remains angry about the rumor in a 1996 book, and he calls being gay 'a lifestyle people choose.'

January 19 2015 8:44 PM

Was Pope Francis in on it?

January 16 2015 4:20 PM

The NFL free agent and his college sweetheart reportedly got engaged in Italy on Sam's 25th birthday.

January 10 2015 11:58 AM

'I do so like to kiss a man! Thank you! Thank you, Michael Sam!'

January 08 2015 8:05 AM

A Bristol, England, midfielder says he kissed the opposing midfielder to avoid 'doing something silly' as the two opponents clashed on the field.

December 29 2014 1:10 PM

The moments that scored major LGBT points in the sports world this year.

December 29 2014 7:22 AM