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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.

Robbie Rogers and His Dog Are the Cutest Duo on Instagram

Woof! We love that the out soccer player loves sharing photos of himself with his furry bestie.

WATCH: Bay Area Pro Athletes Tell LGBT Teammates 'You Can Play'

WATCH: Bay Area Athletes Tell LGBT Teammates 'You Can Play'

A new PSA features athletes from each of the Bay Area's professional sports teams encouraging LGBT athletes to come out and join the team.

VOTE: 55 Inspiring LGBT Athletes for Pride Month

VOTE: 55 Inspiring LGBT Athletes for Pride Month

From the world of sports, we can think of 55 reasons to be proud. Take a look at this list and then show your support by voting on the last page for your favorites.

Martina Navratilova Blasts Russian Antigay Law

Navratilova Blasts Russian Antigay Law

The out retired tennis player also spoke about a possible boycott of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Russia.

National Gay & Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame’s First Class Announced

For the first time, LGBT athletes and sports industry bold-faced names will have a hall of fame as well.

Pro Football's LGBT Pride Shirt

Pro Football's LGBT Pride Shirt

A group of shirts, with jersey numbers of LGBT allies, are available in the NFL's online shop.

Greg Louganis is Getting Married

Olympic Committee Says Russia's Antigay Bill Won't Effect LGBT Olympians

Olympic Committee Says Russia's Antigay Bill Won't Affect LGBT Olympians

“The IOC is an open organization and athletes of all orientations will be welcome at the Games,” says a spokesman for The International Olympic Committee.

Olympic Swimmers Play Gay to Sink Homophobia

French swimmers Florent Manaudou and Frédérick Bousquet get wet and handsy in the shower for a new photo campaign.

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