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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.

UFC fighter Anderson Silva says he was bullied as a child because people thought he was gay — and he's still keeping the possibility open that he might discover he is someday.

December 13 2014 8:00 AM

The MLS Cup champion tells his funny and random coming-out story.

7:11 PM

The amendment to protect gay athletes in the Olympic charter is a big step forward for the LGBT community, but it still falls short of the finish line.

6:00 AM

We're kicking butt and taking names!

5:00 AM

The International Olympic Committee voted in favor of 40 new rules, including one that protects people against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. Will that help LGB athletes?

December 08 2014 6:51 PM

Chicago's About Face Theatre has received a grant from the National Endowment of the Arts to develop a musical about late Olympian Babe Didrikson.

December 08 2014 2:03 PM
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