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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.
Op-ed: What We’ve Failed to Remember With the T Word

Op-ed: What We’ve Failed to Remember With the T Word

The T word issue puts gay men into Animal Farm territory.

Nike Returns To Pride Month With More Gear

Nike Returns To Pride Month With More Gear

LGBT-supportive company, Nike, shows its pride.

Hockey: Oilers Captain to March in Edmonton Pride

Hockey: Oilers Captain to March in Edmonton Pride

The captain of the Edmonton Oilers announced that he will be participating in this weekend's pride parade.

Jason Collins Is Proud to Play Because It Got Better

Jason Collins Is Proud to Play Because It Got Better

Collins, Robbie Rogers, Brittney Griner, and dozens of other athletes show their pride this month.

Student Athlete Booted From Christian College

Student Athlete Booted From Christian College

Right before graduating, a nationally ranked college athlete was kicked out of school for having a relationship with another man.

Gay Athletes Celebrated in YouTube 'Proud To Play' Video

And 5 Other Things You Need to Know Today

Love Travels, With Help From Jason Collins and His BF

Love Travels, With Help From Jason Collins and His BF

Take a gander at the new inclusivity campaign from Marriott hotels.

1 Year Later: Jason Collins Is Living—and Leading—an Authentic Life

He says the welcoming spirit was extended to his boyfriend off the court.

Poll: Most Soccer Fans Ready for Gay Player

Poll: Soccer Fans Asked If They're Ready for Gay Player

In many European countries, a majority of football fans say they would support a gay player.

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