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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.
October 03 2013 5:15 PM ET

Ooh La La! Preview the 2014 Dieux du Stade Calendar

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Everyone's favorite French athletic calendar is back — and it's not just for rugby players anymore.

October 03 2013 2:15 PM ET

WWE Champ Darren Young, 'Living the Dream' With His Boyfriend

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The first openly gay pro wrestler poses with his man for a new profile in People.

PHOTOS: LGBT Night OUT at Dodger Stadium
October 02 2013 12:42 PM ET

PHOTOS: LGBT Night OUT at Dodger Stadium

Sunnivie Brydum

The Los Angeles Dodgers hosted the team's first LGBT Night OUT Friday, celebrating the historic event with appearances by Lance Bass, Billy Bean, and Jason Collins.

Olympic Skiier Bode Miller Slams Russia's Antigay Laws
October 01 2013 4:53 PM ET

Olympic Skier Bode Miller Slams Russia's Antigay Laws

Michelle Garcia

Olympian Bode Miller says Russia's antigay laws are "embarrassing" to humanity.

Ian McKellen Blasts IOC for Acceptance of Russia's Antigay Laws
October 01 2013 1:46 PM ET

Ian McKellen Blasts IOC for Acceptance of Russia's Antigay Laws

Jase Peeples

'The IOC has completely neglected its responsibility to athletes, corporate sponsors, and fans,' McKellen wrote on his Facebook page.

September 30 2013 4:00 PM ET

WATCH: Out Olympic Diver Matthew Mitcham Talks Tom Daley's Hairy Bum

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Gaymous vlogger Davey Wavey hops in a hot tub with Matthew Mitcham.

September 23 2013 1:45 PM ET

Robbie Rogers Rocks Rainbow Laces

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The out soccer pro takes a stand against homophobia in sports.

With Rainbow Laces, U.K. Soccer Stars to Stand 'Right Behind Gay Footballers'
September 19 2013 5:36 PM ET

With Rainbow Laces, U.K. Soccer Stars to Stand 'Right Behind Gay Footballers'

Sunnivie Brydum

U.K. advocacy group Stonewall launched its new campaign to fight homophobia in sports, called 'Right Behind Gay Footballers.'

Johnny Weir Drops Olympic Bid
September 18 2013 11:03 AM ET

Johnny Weir Drops Olympic Bid

Michelle Garcia

Figure skater Johnny Weir will not be competing in the national championships, which would qualify him for the U.S. Olympic team.

PHOTOS: Playing for Our Team
September 17 2013 3:00 AM ET

PHOTOS: Playing for Our Team

Advocate.com Editors

The boys of summer converged on Washington, D.C., this year for the Gay Softball World Series.

L.A. Dodgers to Hold First LGBT Night
September 14 2013 11:56 AM ET

L.A. Dodgers to Hold First LGBT Night

Trudy Ring

The Dodgers will follow in the footsteps of some other teams, such as the San Francisco Giants and Philadelphia Phillies.

Who Wants David Stern to ‘Shh’ on Olympics?
September 13 2013 2:43 PM ET

Who Wants David Stern to ‘Shh’ on Olympics?

Trudy Ring

The sporting world is missing an opportunity to speak against homophobia, says the NBA commissioner, but he doesn't say who's responsible for the gag order.

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