Sports

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.

Abby Wambach apologized to her fans and promised to ensure that she never repeats her "horrible mistake."

April 04 2016 4:05 PM

The boxer was banned in March by the owners for making antigay remarks.

April 03 2016 4:33 PM

Abby Wambach has won the Olympic and FIFA World Player of the Year titles, and retired from U.S. women's soccer in 2015.

April 03 2016 2:56 PM

The former Stanford basketball player came out as gay at an Anti-Defamation League event in San Francisco. 

April 02 2016 7:38 AM

Jenner recently told The Advocate golf is one of her two favorite sports, and proved she's no slouch with her second shot on the very first hole. 

March 31 2016 3:31 PM
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