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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.
World Cup Players, Fans Urged to Stop the Slurs

World Cup Players, Fans Urged to Stop the Slurs

Now that the World Cup is under way, the attitude on the field and in the stands must be addressed.

Michael Sam's Adorable Instagram Moments

Michael Sam's Adorable Instagram Moments

Let's celebrate Michael Sam being signed with the Rams by reminiscing over his most adorable Instagram moments from the last year.

Michael Sam Signed by St. Louis Rams

Michael Sam Signed by St. Louis Rams

The first openly gay man drafted by the NFL was offered a four-year, $2.65 million contract.

Michael Sam Signs Four-Year, $2.65 Million Deal With St. Louis Rams

On Thursday, Michael Sam made history again when he signed a four-year contract with the St. Louis Rams making him an official member of the team and first out player in the NFL.

Michael Sam Adjusts at Rams Training Camp

Michael Sam on Future: 'I Have Got to Step My Game Up'

As the St. Louis Rams' preseason approaches, gay pro hopeful Michael Sam says he knows he's got to toughen up to compete in the NFL.

Op-ed: What We’ve Failed to Remember With the T Word

Op-ed: What We’ve Failed to Remember With the T Word

The T word issue puts gay men into Animal Farm territory.

Nike Returns To Pride Month With More Gear

Nike Returns To Pride Month With More Gear

LGBT-supportive company, Nike, shows its pride.

Hockey: Oilers Captain to March in Edmonton Pride

Hockey: Oilers Captain to March in Edmonton Pride

The captain of the Edmonton Oilers announced that he will be participating in this weekend's pride parade.

Jason Collins Is Proud to Play Because It Got Better

Jason Collins Is Proud to Play Because It Got Better

Collins, Robbie Rogers, Brittney Griner, and dozens of other athletes show their pride this month.

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