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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.
10 LGBT Athletes Who Prove We're Real Toughies

10 LGBT Athletes Who Prove We're Real Toughies

We're kicking butt and taking names!

Will Olympic Committee's New Rules Influence Antigay Host Countries?

Will Olympic Committee's New Rules Influence Antigay Host Countries?

The International Olympic Committee voted in favor of 40 new rules, including one that protects people against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. Will that help LGB athletes?

Musical About Queer Athlete Gets NEA Grant

Musical About Queer Athlete Gets NEA Grant

Chicago's About Face Theatre has received a grant from the National Endowment of the Arts to develop a musical about late Olympian Babe Didrikson.

Robbie Rogers's L.A. Galaxy Wins Soccer Championship

Robbie Rogers's L.A. Galaxy Wins Soccer Championship

The win makes the Rogers 'the first publicly out male athlete to win a big-time team pro sports title in the United States,' Outsports notes.

WATCH: Minn. Passes Much-Debated Trans Student Athlete Policy

WATCH: Minn. Passes Much-Debated Trans Student Athlete Policy

Emotions ran high at this week's meeting of the Minnesota State High School League as the board voted on a trans-inclusive policy that's ignited national debate.

Warwick Rowers 2015: Naked For You, Me, And Every LGBT

Warwick Rowers 2015: Naked For You, Me, And Every LGBT

Our favorite naked athletes from across the pond are back!

Baseball: Torii Hunter Blasts Reporter For Marriage Equality Question

Outfielder Torii Hunter Snaps Over Marriage Equality Question

Outfielder Torii Hunter snapped back at a reporter who asked him questions about his opposition to marriage equality

Michael Sam on NFL Status: “I Don’t Think It Had To Do With Talent”

Michael Sam: 'I Don’t Think It Had To Do With Talent'

A slightly distracted Michael Sam says his status as a football player is not based on his abilities on the field.

Baseball Umpire Dale Scott Comes Out as Gay

Baseball Umpire Dale Scott Comes Out as Gay

Veteran professional baseball umpire Dale Scott says he felt the time was right to let the world know he is gay.

Second Transphobic Ad Hits Press as Minn. Debates Student Athlete Policy

Minn. Paper Publishes Transphobic Ad — Again

The ad is designed to stoke the unfounded fear that transgender athletes will take cisgender (nontrans) girls' places on school teams.

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