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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.

April 16 is High Five Day! Celebrate this gay-created hand gesture treasured by straight guys the world over.

April 16 2015 7:00 AM

Ginny Gilder, co-owner of the Seattle Storm WNBA team and Olympic silver medalist, recounts her coming-out experience in this excerpt from her new memoir, Course Correction.

April 14 2015 8:00 AM

Droll, witty, and tensely erotic, Smalley's work takes place in an invented time and space, like one you dreamed of when you were young.

April 11 2015 4:00 AM

Sadly, it was the last dance for the out football player.

April 07 2015 2:24 PM

Officials with the schools competing in this weekend's NCAA finals are speaking out on Indiana's controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

April 02 2015 5:57 PM

Dalton Maldonado endured homophobic slurs, threats, and a car chase after coming out at a recent high school basketball tournament.

April 02 2015 2:29 PM

Should big sports events leave states where it's legal to discriminate against LGBT fans and players?

March 29 2015 3:59 PM
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