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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.
NBA's Jason Collins Makes Time's 'Most Influential' List

NBA's Jason Collins Makes Time's 'Most Influential' List

Gay NBA player Jason Collins was named one of the "most influential" people in the world by Time, nabbing an inside cover of the magazine.

World Cup Shirts Highlight Soccer's Homophobic Atmosphere

World Cup Shirts Highlight Soccer's Homophobic Atmosphere

The designer behind T-shirts using homophobic slurs regarding World Cup athletes says the shirts are not offensive.

WATCH: UMass Rally Shouts Down Westboro’s Attempted Picket of Derrick Gordon

UMass Rally Defeats Westboro's Derrick Gordon Protest

The five members of Westboro couldn't hold a candle to a crowd of 1,500 UMass students standing united for equality.

Golf Champ Will Eat Dinner With Gays, Still Thinks They're Sinners

Golf Champ Will Eat Dinner With Gays, Still Thinks They're Sinners

Bubba Watson, who just won the Masters this weekend, says he would be friendly to a gay person, but the Bible tells him being gay is a sin.

UMass Hoops Player Derrick Gordon Comes Out

UMass Hoops Player Derrick Gordon Comes Out

After a lonely year at UMass, guard Derrick Gordon decided it was time to come out to his teammates.

WATCH: What Happened When A Member of Notre Dame's Tennis Team Came Out

WATCH: This Is How to React to a Gay Teammate

When Matt Dooley came out to his coaches and teammates on Notre Dame's men's tennis team, he found more acceptance and support than he ever imagined.

Suit Claims Antigay Harassment by Houston Rockets

Suit Claims Antigay Harassment by Houston Rockets

A gay man who worked for the catering company serving Barclays Center in Brooklyn says Rockets players heaped antigay abuse on him before a game with the Nets last year.

WATCH: Wet, Shirtless Kiwi Ruggers Do Māori Haka Dance

You really don't need to be a sports fan to get into this video of half-naked rugby players in the rain.

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