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.

ESPN has released its “Nine for IX” short film series, which includes a moving portrait of WNBA star Brittney Griner.

August 01 2014 3:40 PM

One of the best known skateboarders in the sport's history has teamed up with the Human Rights Campaign to stump for marriage.

July 31 2014 4:51 PM

The Entertainers: One of the best basketball players in the game uses her platform to help kids feel confident about being different.

7:00 AM

When the Giants' new employee's past words came back to haunt him, he told out sports advocate Wade Davis that he felt badly about his antigay statements.

July 26 2014 12:19 PM

Questions swirl after sprinter Duttee Chand was required to take a career-halting hormone test. Will she be allowed to run again?

July 23 2014 3:41 PM

Keith Olbermann pointed out the hypocrisy of the former NFL's coach recent antigay comments on the drafting of Michael Sam.

July 23 2014 2:41 PM

David Tyree was hired by the New York Giants as an executive, but his views on LGBT rights and marriage equality has some calling for the team to reconsider the decision.

July 23 2014 2:14 PM

Michael Sam was asked for his response to Tony Dungy's widely criticized comments.

July 23 2014 12:33 PM