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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.

Our favorite naked athletes from across the pond are back!

December 05 2014 5:28 PM

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

December 04 2014 6:30 PM

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

December 03 2014 8:16 PM

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

December 02 2014 2:39 PM

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

December 01 2014 7:04 PM

Olympian Greg Louganis's life has been full of achievements, and he thinks more of us can be like him if we live our truth.

November 29 2014 1:07 PM

The intersex 'cougar' has been the focus of uninformed tabloid coverage, but she appears to have willingly stepped into the spotlight.

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