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.

Olympian Greg Louganis's life has been full of achievements, and he thinks more of us can be like him if we live our truth.

November 29 2014 1:07 PM

The intersex 'cougar' has been the focus of uninformed tabloid coverage, but she appears to have willingly stepped into the spotlight.

2:52 PM

Professional soccer player Robbie Rogers has found success in his sport after coming out, but he had to deal with plenty of internal demons to get there.

November 24 2014 5:00 AM

Collins, the first openly gay active player in a major men's pro team sport, is ending his basketball career.

November 19 2014 3:37 PM

The proposal, announced today, is one of 40 recommendations the International Olympic Committee will vote on in December.

November 18 2014 6:36 PM

The first openly gay NFL draftee gets yet another honor.

November 18 2014 5:04 PM

Derrick Gordon made college basketball history and has his sights set on the NBA draft.

November 15 2014 12:31 PM

Rogers, the only openly gay player in America's professional soccer league, will stay with the Los Angeles Galaxy.

November 14 2014 2:55 PM

The NFL faces an uphill cultural battle, when there are still figures involved, like Deion Sanders, who believe being gay is a choice.

November 13 2014 7:00 AM

Olympian and gay ice skater Johnny Weir on his love for Russia, that one time he called LGBT activists 'idiots' (and then apologized), and the importance of a great pair of leggings.

November 13 2014 6:00 AM