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.

With the nation's extreme climate issues, migrant worker problems, and criminalization of homosexuality, Qatar's bid to host the 2022 World Cup is not looking good.

September 23 2014 3:00 PM

Mixed martial arts bruiser Ronda Rousey won't fight Fallon Fox because she claims trans women have an 'unfair advantage,' though medical experts disagree.

September 22 2014 4:12 PM

After a two-game suspension and sensitivity training for his antigay comments, special teams coach Mike Priefer has returned to his post.

September 20 2014 3:38 AM

The fashionable darlings of the figure skating world are back on NBC, possibly bumping longtime commentators Tom Hammond, Scott Hamilton, and Sandra Bezic from the anchor's desk.

September 19 2014 4:02 PM

The scientific authorities have said multiple times that intersex women don't have an advantage in athletics. So won't the sporting authorities just let them play?

September 18 2014 6:00 AM

Chris Kluwe says it's ironic that a league that is so dependent on instant replays is having a hard time with a different type of video evidence.

September 17 2014 6:34 PM

Breaking down barriers for transgender athletes? Toronto muscleman Kinnon MacKinnon prefers lifting them.

September 17 2014 5:09 AM Updated

The governing body for amateur hockey in Canada has made its policies more welcoming for transgender players.

September 16 2014 7:08 PM

A radio competition orchestrated same-sex marriage for two straight male friends and gay rights groups are outraged.

September 16 2014 3:13 PM

Officials from Louisiana State University will meet with the fraternity after displaying several crude banners over the years.

September 15 2014 11:47 AM