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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.

The proposal, announced today, is one of 40 recommendations the International Olympic Committee will vote on in December.

November 18 2014 6:36 PM

The first openly gay NFL draftee gets yet another honor.

November 18 2014 5:04 PM

Derrick Gordon made college basketball history and has his sights set on the NBA draft.

November 15 2014 12:31 PM

Rogers, the only openly gay player in America's professional soccer league, will stay with the Los Angeles Galaxy.

November 14 2014 2:55 PM

The NFL faces an uphill cultural battle, when there are still figures involved, like Deion Sanders, who believe being gay is a choice.

November 13 2014 7:00 AM

Olympian and gay ice skater Johnny Weir on his love for Russia, that one time he called LGBT activists 'idiots' (and then apologized), and the importance of a great pair of leggings.

November 13 2014 6:00 AM

Grab your partner — it's time to get down.

November 12 2014 4:00 AM
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