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.
NBC Says It Won't Let Russia Hide Antigay Laws During Olympics

NBC Says It Won't Let Russia Hide Antigay Laws During Olympics

The Human Rights Campaign had called on NBC Sports to ensure the opening ceremonies and other coverage doesn't turn into a one-sided advertisement for Russia.

Gay High School Basketball Coach Comes Out, Inspires Team

Inspired by Jason Collins, Anthony Nicodemo recently taught his players a lesson in honesty and integrity.

When Robbie Rogers Met Jason Collins

Gay sports fans can now enjoy a photo of the two heroic out athletes getting chummy.

Brendon Ayanbadejo & Chris Kluwe in Conversation

"I spent a little bit of time in an LGBT dorm when I was a young kid… it makes a big difference when you get to hang around with the LGBTQ community."

MLB to Strengthen Anti-Discrimination Policy

MLB to Strengthen Anti-Discrimination Policy

Enhancements will soon be made to Major League Baseball’s policy preventing discrimination based on sexual orientation.

Fallon Fox: the World’s First Trans MMA Fighter

“I’ve gotten so much support from the trans community and the media,” Fox says. “It just makes me feel like—there are bullies and bigots who are in MMA.

EXCLUSIVE: Robbie Rogers Tells All

His journey from closeted soccer player to LGBT role model has been as dramatic as it is inspiring.

PHOTOS: Sporty Studs of the 2013 ESPN Magazine Body Issue

We've got a preview of the chiseled athletes in all their naked splendor. Let's admire their, um, strength.

21 Biggest Jerks in Sports

From gratuitous uses of the “other f-word” to players who should think before they tweet, we’ve collected this year’s biggest dickheads in sports.

Matthew Mitcham Auctions Off His Funky Underwear

How much would you have bid for the out Olympic diver's skivvies?

Syndicate content