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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.

Twitter lit up after professional hockey player Andrew Shaw of the Chicago Blackhawks was seen mouthing the "F" word in the penalty box. 

April 20 2016 1:12 PM

In addition to sharing the disturbingly hateful meme, the former major leaguer called transgender people and their allies "pathetic."

April 19 2016 8:55 PM

A decision now would deprive the NBA of leverage to push for repeal of the state's anti-LGBT law, commissioner Adam Silver says.

April 16 2016 3:28 PM

The basketball legend wants the league to take a stand against LGBT discrimination in North Carolina.

April 06 2016 2:54 PM

The out, HIV-positive diving champion will appear on the iconic orange cereal box in a dramatic inward pike position, folded in half in midair. 

April 05 2016 3:59 PM
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