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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.

'I do so like to kiss a man! Thank you! Thank you, Michael Sam!'

January 08 2015 8:05 AM

A Bristol, England, midfielder says he kissed the opposing midfielder to avoid 'doing something silly' as the two opponents clashed on the field.

December 29 2014 1:10 PM

The moments that scored major LGBT points in the sports world this year.

December 29 2014 7:22 AM

Sam wouldn't get specific on the number of closeted gay players except to say "very few" contacted him.

December 26 2014 2:00 PM

Two women say their coach and others harassed them and wanted them off the team at the Christian university.

December 19 2014 7:11 PM

Some say sports isn't political, but one athlete argues the opposite.

December 18 2014 7:00 AM

Olympic hopeful Tom Luchsinger writes about the forces that kept him in the closet and why he decided to come out.

December 17 2014 4:28 PM