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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.
Greg Louganis on Caitlyn Jenner: 'We All Have Our Own Journeys'

Greg Louganis on Caitlyn Jenner: 'We All Have Our Own Journeys'

The Olympic diver talked the struggles of LGBT athletes while discussing his new documentary, Back on Board.

World Record Bodybuilder Comes Out as Trans

World Record Bodybuilder Comes Out as Trans

Fans who knew the champion bodybuilder as 'Kroc' now can call her Janae Marie Kroc, a transgender woman and self-described 'gender-fluid alpha male/girly girl lesbian in a male body.'

Charlotte, North Carolina Sports Venues Clarify Transgender Policy for Public Bathrooms

Charlotte Clarifies Transgender Policy for Public Bathrooms

With just a few emails, a local trans activist in this North Carolina city was able to get clarity — and equality — from major sports venues.

Sean Conroy, the First Active Pro Baseball Player to Come Out, Discusses the Future

The minor league pitcher says he came out as show of respect for teammates

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