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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.

OK, we really want to believe all you wrestlers out there that it is really a legitimate sport. But then we looked at the evidence.

March 05 2015 5:00 AM

Is masculinity innate, or is it just an act?

March 04 2015 2:11 PM

Late baseball player Glenn Burke wrote in his 1995 memoir (which is being re-released today) about the aftermath of his public coming out.

March 03 2015 9:00 AM

The college, with two out volleyball players, has adopted a 'statement on human sexuality' proscribing 'sexual relations outside of marriage or between persons of the same sex.'

February 27 2015 3:04 PM

As Michael Sam looks for another opportunity to join the NFL, he also will compete in season 20 of Dancing With The Stars.

February 24 2015 1:13 PM

Hunter Fromang, a center for Randolph-Macon College's top-ranked basketball team, came out to his friends and teammates through an innocent game of 'truth or dare.'

February 20 2015 5:23 PM

Was the global outrage at Russia’s anti-LGBT propaganda law just a flash in the pan?

February 10 2015 6:01 AM
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