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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.

Jason Collins Debuts In First Brooklyn Home Game, Contract To Get Extended

An inside source told the AP that Jason Collins is likely to get his second 10-day contract.

NFL's Fitzgerald: Gay Discrimination Bill Has 'No Place In Society'

NFL's Fitzgerald: Gay Discrimination Bill Has 'No Place In Society'

Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald said Arizona's discriminatory bill "doesn't have any place in our society."

Landon Donovan's Subtle, Inclusive Message to Robbie Rogers

Landon Donovan's Subtle, Inclusive Message to Robbie Rogers

The LA Galaxy makes a play for team cohesiveness.

Jason Collins Meets Matthew Shepard's Family

Jason Collins Meets Matthew Shepard's Family

Collins, who was worn a number 98 jersey in honor of Matthew Shepard, met the college student's family Thursday.

Proposal to Ban Gay NFL Players Sent to Congress

Proposal to Ban Gay NFL Players Sent to Congress

Lobbyist Jack Burkman's proposed bill to bar openly gay players from the NFL is ready for Congress.

Jason Collins Just Wants to Play Basketball

Jason Collins Just Wants to Play Basketball

He knows he's the first out gay player in the NBA, but Jason Collins simply wants to do his job: making fouls and blocking plays.

Gay Retired NFL Player Roy Simmons Dies at 57

Gay Retired NFL Player Roy Simmons Dies at 57

Roy Simmons, who played for both the Washington Redskins and the New York Giants, died last week.

Jason Collins's no. 98 Jersey Biggest Seller on NBA Website

Jason Collins's Jersey Biggest Seller on NBA Website

The history-making athlete's number 98 Nets jersey is currently the top seller on NBA.com.

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