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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 Daily Beast "should be ashamed" of the article, which could potentially endanger closeted athletes, says Amini Fonua, a swimmer from Tonga.

August 11 2016 8:44 PM Updated

LGBT groups are urging the Big 12 college athletics conference to bar the Mormon-operated university from joining the inclusive group as an expansion school.

August 10 2016 11:39 AM

The out Olympic legend dispenses his considerable wisdom on the coming-out process for athletes.

August 10 2016 6:17 AM

NBC sportscaster Chris Marlowe had to apologize after referring to beach volleyball star Larissa França's wife, Liliane Maestrini, as her husband.

August 09 2016 10:08 PM

Chris Mosier keeps breaking barriers for transgender men in sports. Now he's featured in a Nike ad.

August 09 2016 8:48 PM Updated
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