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.

The queer icon opts for patriotism and high-energy choreography over big political pronouncements.

February 05 2017 8:37 PM

Donald Trump's pick for secretary of Labor, Carl's Jr.'s CEO,  has a history of objectifying women in his lazy, exploitative Super Bowl ads. 

February 03 2017 4:42 PM

Sports and active resistance have a long, storied relationship.

February 03 2017 1:47 PM

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

February 03 2017 6:10 AM

An executive with the Brooklyn Nets tells us the very personal reasons she wanted to establish the team's Pride Night.

January 19 2017 4:57 AM
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