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.

At the All-Star festivities Tuesday, commissioner Bud Selig makes a major announcement to prove baseball's dedication to inclusiveness.

July 15 2014 3:46 PM

As fans gather at the MLB All-Star game this summer, Yankee legend Joe Torre pledges to help end homophobia.

July 15 2014 2:06 PM

A year after Chris Kluwe was cut from the Minnesota Vikings and possibly blacklisted from the NFL, an internal investigation into the team will not be released, despite promises to do so.

July 15 2014 12:19 PM Updated

While the advancement of transgender Americans has sometimes been viewed as dependent upon the success of the broader LGBT movement, workplace protections are one place where trans Americans are pioneering a whole new area of the law—and lesbians, gays, and bisexuals appear to be following their lead.

July 15 2014 4:00 AM

Chelsea Fietsgodin wowed the BMX scene when she first released footage of herself riding, and in a recent interview she has messages for her detractors and for other women in sports.

July 14 2014 12:05 PM

Some criticize the Olympic champion swimmer for waiting, but most of the reaction is positive.

July 13 2014 5:10 PM

How one LGBT fan found empowerment through her favorite team, which happens to be in the World Cup final Sunday.

July 13 2014 6:12 AM

After years of speculation that he is gay, Thorpe confirms it in an interview to be broadcast on Australian TV Sunday night.

July 12 2014 1:48 PM