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.

Weeks after Australian diver Ian Thrope came out, two studies report strikingly high rates of homophobia in his home country's athletic culture.

August 19 2014 6:38 PM

The Fighters: Chris Mosier has hit his stride as an openly transgender competitive triathlete, and he's fighting so that all trans people can do the same.

August 19 2014 11:00 AM

After engaging in a battle with the Minnesota Vikings over claims of a hostile and homophobic locker room, punter Chris Kluwe has settled with the his former team.

August 18 2014 6:05 PM

Major League Baseball will roll out a new internship program to increase LGBT visibility and inclusiveness in the league.

August 15 2014 2:29 PM

By coming out, the backup offensive lineman is currently the only openly gay football player in Division I of the NCAA.

August 13 2014 6:51 PM

A volleyball coach says he was worried about his job after revealing that he is gay.

August 13 2014 3:35 PM

Here are 10 of the cutest moments Skjellerup caught on Instagram with his husband-to-be.

August 13 2014 8:35 AM

As the NFL readies for its first season with an openly gay player on the field, the league has decided it's time to squash the use of offensive language.

August 13 2014 5:00 AM

Cleveland knows how to throw a party.

August 12 2014 7:04 AM

Celebrities combined their star power for a good cause that prepares and trains young adults on how to become LGBT allies.

August 12 2014 5:00 AM