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 daughter of the Gay Games' founder says the international sporting event is being diluted because of a merger with the OutGames.

June 16 2015 3:00 AM

TV sportscaster Bob Costas is among those criticizing ESPN for choosing Caitlyn Jenner as this year's recipient of the Arthur Ashe Courage Award.

June 15 2015 11:46 AM

It's not clear why the out athlete is suddenly no longer affiliated with the Montreal Alouettes, at least for now.

June 13 2015 10:02 PM

Chris Mosier's awe-inspiring time in the men's sprint duathlon has opened a new door for trans athletes nationwide.

June 08 2015 6:34 PM

A transphobic petition failed to clear its initial hurdle, as the International Olympic Committee confirms that Jenner's gold medal is Caitlyn's to keep.

June 08 2015 12:17 PM
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