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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 basketball star said his team, the Charlotte Hornets, is "opposed to discrimination in any form."

April 27 2016 9:24 AM

Commissioner Adam Silver says, though, that the NBA is still pursuing "constructive engagement" with state officials.

April 21 2016 6:18 PM

The former vice-presidential candidate calls out ESPN for firing Curt Schilling after he posted an anti-trans meme on Facebook.

April 21 2016 2:02 PM

The Republican candidate for president is now the only one running for the White House to endorse North Carolina's transphobic law. 

April 21 2016 12:50 PM

Schilling got canned by the network just one day after Outsports reported the baseball analyst's hateful statements.

April 20 2016 10:22 PM
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