Sports

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.

The sportswear company is adding a new clause to contracts with star athletes that specifies coming out won't affect the endorsement deal.

February 15 2016 11:42 PM

Ben Melzer will make history as the first out trans man to be featured on the European edition of Men’s Health. 

February 08 2016 5:02 PM

Super Bowl 50 included a lot of rainbow, Lady Gaga and Beyoncé. Meanwhile, the ads included the usual cache of ups and downs.

February 08 2016 1:42 AM

Up With People! Carol Channing! Diana Ross on a helicopter! The Super Bowl halftime show is often a bizarre and kind of gay affair.

February 07 2016 9:00 AM
1