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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.
WATCH: Exclusive Interview With Janet Napolitano and U.S. Delegation in Sochi

Exclusive in Sochi: U.S. Delegation on Why They're There

In partnership with United for Equality in Sports and Entertainment, The Advocate brings you interviews and coverage directly from Sochi.

Trapped In The (Water) Closet: Bobsledder Johnny Quinn Busts Out At Sochi

The athlete tweets his great escape

PSA Depicts LGBT Discrimination as Russia's 'Newest Olympic Sport'

WATCH: Is Homophobia The Newest Olympic Sport?

A two-minute PSA, which shows eye-opening violence against a gay couple in a sports arena, is shining a spotlight on LGBT discrimination worldwide.

The March of the Penguins: The 2014 Winter Olympics Uniforms

Time to Gawk at Winter Olympics Uniforms From Around the World

WATCH: Masha Gessen Says It Will Get Worse for LGBT Russians After Olympics

WATCH: Masha Gessen Says It Will Get Worse for LGBT Russians

The out journalist, author, and mother told MSNBC's Chris Hayes that the Kremlin will step up its crackdown on LGBT Russians after the Olympic Games conclude.

WATCH: Irish Actor Gives Eminem Equality Makeover With 'Putin Rap'

WATCH: Irish Actor Gives Eminem Equality Makeover With 'Putin Rap'

Irish actor Dermot Magennis bombards Russia's homophobic president with f-bombs in 'The Putin Rap.'

WATCH: LGBT Russians Arrested, Antigay Protestors Undisturbed

WATCH: Russian Cops Detain LGBT, Not Antigay Protestors

In two demonstrations in Moscow and St. Petersburg, LGBT activists were arrested for violating Russia's ban on so-called gay propaganda. Meanwhile, antigay demonstrators picketing in Sochi were ignored by police.

Olympics: Ways To Show You #ChampionEquality

Olympics: Ways To Show You #ChampionEquality

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