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.

Figure skater Adam Rippon is the 2016 U.S. men's champion and an ice dancer extraordinare. 

January 29 2016 1:15 PM

The rest of the sporting world now needs to follow the lead of the International Olympic Committee.

January 29 2016 7:02 AM

The Edmonton Oilers have become the first hockey team to show off the rainbow adhesive in support of diversity.

January 25 2016 3:38 PM

The new rules, expected to be adopted soon by the International Olympic Committee, will make it possible for more trans athletes to go for the gold.

January 22 2016 3:11 PM