Sports

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.

She's no stranger to standing up to male chauvanist pigs. 

March 21 2016 11:47 PM

The NFL warns there could be repercussions if Gov. Nathan Deal signs the "religious freedom" legislation.

March 19 2016 3:09 PM

The Olympic swimmer feels a "responsibility" toward other people trying to fully grasp their sexuality.

March 19 2016 10:24 AM

The boxer is not welcome at the Grove after making a series of homophobic remarks recently, such as calling gays worse than animals.

March 18 2016 4:51 PM

Derrick Gordon made history Thursday as the first openly gay player in the NCAA tournament.

March 18 2016 8:59 AM

Team presidents from Major League Baseball and diversity advocates believe the time for gay players to come out is now.

March 16 2016 3:18 PM

Derrick Gordon, the only out Division I basketball player, will be the first openly gay man to play in the NCAA's annual contest. 

March 14 2016 9:10 AM
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