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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.

The Edmonton Oilers have become the first hockey team to show off the rainbow adhesive in support of diversity.

3:38 PM

The new rules, expected to be adopted soon by the International Olympic Committee, will make it possible for more trans athletes to go for the gold.

January 22 2016 3:11 PM

Gay Montana State rugby player Brandon Davis told OutSports his amazing coming-out story.

January 21 2016 12:42 PM

The Sports Equality Foundation is focused on providing empowerment and guidance to athletes, coaches and leaders who are coming out.

January 20 2016 10:06 AM

The silver medalist freeskier nearly considered publicly coming out as gay during the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, a country infamous for its anti-LGBT climate.

January 19 2016 1:32 PM
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