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 deaths of Mercedes Williamson, 17, and Sam Taub, 15, brought Jenner to tears and a question: How can we prevent more like them?

July 16 2015 8:03 AM

The former Olympian spoke in public for the first time since her transition, calling it 'harder for me than anything I could have imagined.'

July 16 2015 12:18 AM

They played for rival teams but now are united, and to fellow Christians Ella Masar sends a message: Love conquers all.

July 15 2015 1:45 AM

Ukrainian tennis pro Sergiy Stakhovsky may not be a household name, but he is making a racket about lesbian and gay players.

July 10 2015 6:19 PM