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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.

Michael Sam spoke about the misconceptions of homophobia in the black community, and how racism is prevalent in the gay community. 

March 30 2016 6:51 PM Updated

The former NFL player embodies an 'All American' man in the UK magazine's May issue.

March 29 2016 6:16 PM

The All-Star game which was to be held in Charlotte, may be in jeopardy if North Carolina doesn't change its discriminatory law. 

March 25 2016 9:12 AM

Sources in St. Louis say the out player was drafted by the Rams because the team wanted to avoid being on an HBO show about NFL training camps.

March 24 2016 4:57 PM

Straight tennis pro Novak Djokovic went "there" when he spoke about women's tennis in a recent interview. 

March 23 2016 10:33 AM

One very special child’s family shows how precious unconditional love is for gender-variant children.

March 22 2016 6:42 PM

A heap of criticism from tennis professionals, including out star Billie Jean King, led to an apology and ultimately a resignation.

March 22 2016 10:46 AM
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