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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.
Gay at the Games: Silver Medalist Says Sochi Was a Poor Choice

Gay at the Games: Silver Medalist Says Sochi Was a Poor Choice

Daniela Iraschko-Stolz says the IOC should have made a better choice than Russia for the games, while LGBT athlete ally Hudson Taylor gives a glimpse into what it's like to be gay in Sochi.

Second Out Gay Athlete to Medal: Daniela Iraschko-Stolz Wins Silver

The Austrian makes history in the debut of women's ski jump

Gay At The Games: Wüst's Silver Medal And Johnny's Golden Necklaces

Gay At The Games: Wüst's Silver And Johnny's Golden Bling

Wüst is the most decorated Dutch Olympian at the Sochi games.

Norwegian Men's Curling Team Goes Pantless

The team retaliates after backlash over their crazy pants

Gay at the Games: Historic Silver Medal; Americans Not Pleased With Luge Ad

Gay at the Games: Historic Silver Medal; Americans Not Pleased With Luge Ad

Lesbian skier Daniela Iraschko-Stolz made history Tuesday in the first women's ski jumping event at the Olympics, while the Norwegian curling team staged an act of protest.

Gay at the Games: Gay Ski Jumper 'Welcomed Like Every Other Athlete'

Gay at the Games: Skier 'Welcomed Like Every Other Athlete'

Lesbian ski jumper Daniela Iraschko-Stolz says the spotlight on LGBT athletes at the games is being "blown up bigger than it" needs to be.

Tom Daley is the New Face of Adidas NEO

The openly-gay Olympic diver appears in the brand's new UK campaign

NFL, Coaches, Teammates Encourage Sam in Coming Out

NFL, Coaches, Teammates Encourage Sam in Coming Out

Michael Sam, an NFL prospect who publicly announced over the weekend that he is gay, has received words of encouragement from former teammates, his coach, the NFL, and a team owner.

15 of the Most Hateful Tweets About NFL Hopeful Michael Sam Coming Out

15 Worst Tweets About NFL Hopeful Mike Sam Coming Out

Antigay bigots flocked to Twitter to spew hate after NFL hopeful Michael Sam revealed he is gay.

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