Sports

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.

Tom Bosworth of the U.K. talks with The Advocate about his Olympics, and his engagement.

August 22 2016 5:55 PM

Robbie Rogers, the first out gay player in MLS history, was reportedly called a "queer" in a Saturday match.

August 22 2016 11:20 AM

The group has gotten plenty of heat for that comment as well as its dissing of Caster Semenya and athletes in same-sex marriages.

August 21 2016 3:06 PM

Out athletes all around the world will bring home their bling from Rio. Find out which LGBT athletes took home medals this year.  

August 21 2016 4:54 AM

She's the first Brit to successfully defend an Olympic boxing championship since 1924.

August 20 2016 2:25 PM

Kate and Helen Richardson-Walsh, members of the gold-winning British women's field hockey team, made Friday night one for the record books.

August 20 2016 3:12 AM

A race has a definite beginning and end. Sex and gender do not. 

August 19 2016 4:02 PM
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