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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.
Michael Sam Dons Boogie Shoes For 'Dancing With The Stars'

Michael Sam Dons Boogie Shoes For Dancing With The Stars

As Michael Sam looks for another opportunity to join the NFL, he also will compete in season 20 of Dancing With The Stars.

'Truth or Dare' Gives Gay Virginia Basketballer Perfect Coming-Out Moment

'Truth or Dare' Gives Gay College Basketballer Perfect Coming-Out Moment

Hunter Fromang, a center for Randolph-Macon College's top-ranked basketball team, came out to his friends and teammates through an innocent game of 'truth or dare.'

Op-ed: One Year After Sochi, the Silence Is Deafening

Op-ed: One Year After Sochi, the Silence Is Deafening

Was the global outrage at Russia’s anti-LGBT propaganda law just a flash in the pan?

Pepperdine Students to Protest Alleged Discrimination Against Lesbian Basketball Players

Pepperdine Students to Protest Alleged Antigay Discrimination

The women claim their coach told them, 'Lesbianism isn’t tolerated here.'

11 Tweets From Those of Us Who Only Watched The Halftime Show

11 Tweets From Those of Us Who Only Watched Halftime

Gay comedians live-tweeted the Super Bowl — or, what they thought were the important parts.

WATCH: Gay Lovers Featured in Moving Super Bowl Commercial

WATCH: Gay Lovers in Moving Super Bowl Commercial

Look out for this LGBT-inclusive 30-second ad, which was created by Australian jeweler Michael Hill.

10 of the Weirdest, Wildest Super Bowl Halftime Shows

10 of the Weirdest, Wildest Super Bowl Halftime Shows

Up With People! Carol Channing! Diana Ross on a helicopter! The Super Bowl halftime show is often a bizarre and kind of gay affair.

WATCH: Brittney Griner Choose a Wedding Dress for Her Fiancee

WATCH: Brittney Griner Picks Wedding Dress for Fiancee

The basketball star admits to not being a natural inside bridal shops.

#TBT: What I Know About Football

#TBT: What I Know About Football

Now, that's the one with the pointy ball, right?

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