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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.

Clemson University's head football coach, Dabo Swinney, gave in to pressure to cancel a speech at the antigay Palmetto Family Council fundraiser in Columbia, S.C.

May 27 2015 1:31 PM Updated

The 25-year-old defensive end will suit up for a two-year contract with the Montreal Alouettes starting next month.

May 22 2015 11:43 AM Updated

Rev. Warren Hall lost his job at Seton Hall University, which just recruited an openly gay basketball player.

May 17 2015 1:10 PM

Ronda Rousey has walked back last year's comments on not fighting Fallon Fox due to the trans woman's supposed 'unfair' physical advantage — a claim debunked by medical experts.

May 15 2015 4:41 PM

Get to know the 2015 Arcus Foundation Fellows who are on their way to becoming tomorrow's diversity leaders.

May 14 2015 6:15 PM

Of all the English-speaking countries surveyed, LGB people are most unsafe in the United States, the study finds.

May 10 2015 5:58 PM
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