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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.

Jenner recently told The Advocate golf is one of her two favorite sports, and proved she's no slouch with her second shot on the very first hole. 

March 31 2016 3:31 PM

The National Basketball Association joined more than 80 corporations, many of them major players, in telling North Carolina its new anti-LGBT law is bad for their businesses.

March 31 2016 2:44 PM

Atlanta’s city council spoke out against North Carolina’s new anti-LGBT law, asking the NBA to reconsider Charlotte as the host city for the 2017 All-Star Game.

March 30 2016 9:09 PM

Michael Sam spoke about the misconceptions of homophobia in the black community, and how racism is prevalent in the gay community. 

March 30 2016 6:51 PM Updated
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