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.

Comedian Aries Spears says his comment was just a harmless joke.

October 10 2014 4:34 PM

Headed into the 2015 World Cup, soccer legend Abby Wambach has her eye on the prize.

October 10 2014 6:00 AM

Former NFL star Sean Avery is extending his resume.

October 05 2014 12:58 PM

Matt Llano talks about his fears over coming out and the difference it's made since.

October 03 2014 5:57 PM

With a new video, LGBT fans ensure antigay voices don't get the last word on whether baseball is inclusive.

October 03 2014 5:09 PM

The Minnesota State High School League has postponed a vote to allow transgender students to participate in sports based on their gender identity until December.

October 03 2014 12:57 PM

Condi (or a few other women) might be the right person for the NFL job.

October 03 2014 11:30 AM

During the GameDay broadcast, which takes place in front of a sea of college football fans, two signs could be seen featuring homophobic messages about Michael Sam.

September 29 2014 8:24 PM

Following the controversy around holding the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia, with its anti-LGBT policies and environment, the International Olympic Committee takes a stand against discrimination.

7:10 PM

Almost 20 years after suddenly leaving professional baseball to grieve the death of his partner, Billy Bean wants to make sure any gay player, woman, or person of color, feels welcome in the clubhouse.

4:00 AM