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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.
Slain Baltimore Trans Women Was Sibling to NBA Star

Slain Baltimore Trans Woman Was Sibling to NBA Star

After learning his sister's death, Los Angeles Clippers player Reggie Bullock expressed sadness, praising his sibling for teaching him how to live his own life.

Dungy: I Would Not Have Drafted Michael Sam

Tony Dungy: I Would Not Have Drafted Michael Sam

Former Super Bowl-winning coach and current football commentator Tony Dungy says he would not have picked Michael Sam because he would want to 'deal with' Sam's being gay.

Vikings Claim No Fault in Report, Kluwe Will Continue With Lawsuit

Vikings Claim No Fault, Chris Kluwe Won't Drop Lawsuit

After the findings of an internal investigation of the allegedly homophobic environment of the Minnestota Vikings' locker room were released, former punter and LGBT ally Chris Kluwe says he still plans to sue the team.

Outfest Honors Greg Louganis Doc, Gaby Hoffmann at 2014 Awards

Outfest Honors Greg Louganis Doc, Gaby Hoffmann

The Grand Jury and audiences recognized the best selections of this year's film festival.

SPORTS: Airborne Grace

Tom Daley: Airborne Grace

What did you do this weekend? Tom Daley and competitors from around the globe flew through the air in agonized elegance an the 19th FINA Diving World Cup in China.

Report: Kluwe's Coach on Vikings Wanted to 'Nuke' Gays

Report: Kluwe's Coach on Vikings Wanted to 'Nuke' Gays

An independent report finds punter Chris Kluwe (left) was not fired from the Minnesota Vikings because of his pro-gay stances, but did confirm coach Mike Priefer (right) told his players all gays should be killed.

What A Difference A Year Has Made

What A Difference A Year Has Made

Jason Collins, Dan Bucatinsky, George Takei, and Melissa Goodman examine how the world has changed since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of marriage equality.

6 Times Arthur Ashe Award Winner Michael Sam Proved His Courage

6 Times Michael Sam Proved His Courage

Michael Sam accepted an award in an emotional moment at the ESPYs Wednesday night. Here's six moments it was clear he was the right guy for the award.

Michael Sam Receives Arthur Ashe Courage Award: 'We Can Save Lives'

During his speech at the ESPYs, NFL's first openly gay player thanked his boyfriend.

A Perfect Day: Brittney Griner's Phoenix

Where you'll find the WNBA star when she's off the court

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