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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 first openly gay NFL draftee took his boyfriend to see Broadway's Kinky Boots.

November 04 2014 1:07 PM

A soldier turned MMA fighter shares the story of how he got married and then fell in love.

November 03 2014 5:00 AM

Professional Strongman competitions just got a bit more fierce.

November 02 2014 2:47 PM Updated

Thomas James tells how he used race training to build the courage to live open and honest.

November 02 2014 6:00 AM

Collins will join other major figures in professional basketball to encourage kids to exercise.

November 01 2014 8:30 AM

As the NBA season starts back up, Jason Collins says it's time to instill confidence in the next generation of LGBT leaders.

October 28 2014 11:55 AM