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.

Super Bowl viewers were asked to consider adding a third to their relationships.

February 02 2014 11:49 PM

Coke has been criticized for continuing to sponsor the Olympics in Russia despite that country's antigay laws.

February 02 2014 10:47 PM

In an effort to raise awareness of Russia's antigay legislation ahead of the Sochi Winter Games, Finnish Olympic Swimmer Ari-Pekka Liukkonen has come out of as gay.

February 02 2014 2:09 PM

A new video from the U.S. State Department paints a picture of Olympians and Paralympians as different, but equal — and includes a possible allusion to gay athletes.

January 31 2014 3:08 PM Updated

The Super Bowl is about to cap yet another season without an openly gay player. But a ton of rookies and young players are welcoming of gay teammates and fans. Here are a few friendly faces.

January 31 2014 7:00 AM

Canadian International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound says he doesn't agree with Russia's 'gay propaganda' ban, but other countries have much worse laws penalizing LGBT people.

2:53 PM

The statement appears to contradict assurances made Monday by the president of the International Olympic Committee that athletes could make political statements at press conferences in Sochi.

1:52 PM

Who will represent Team LGBT in Sochi? Barely a handful of athletes worldwide have come out.

8:00 AM Updated

Everyone knows Super Bowl ads appeal to the best and worst of American humor, so will this year be a winner for LGBT viewers? Here we look back at the TV moments we loved — or that made us cringe.

12:00 AM