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Pride in Sports

The Advocate examined the state of LGBT pride at all levels of sports with a special series featuring interviews with prominent advocates, commentary on why LGBT people so need sports, a comprehensive timeline of our advances in equality throughout the years, and even by introducing our readers to the 55 most important figures in the sports world with an interactive poll and a social media graphics campaign.

Tampa Bay Bucs Win First Game With Out Player Carl Nassib

On Sunday, the Buccaneers defeated the Dallas Cowboys.


Orlando Pride Soccer Team Apologizes Over Rejecting “Gay” Sign at Game

Team supporters, the Black Swans, were initially told the sign was "political" and had to be removed.

N.Y. Yankees to Celebrate Stonewall Uprising in First Pride Event

The Yankees are the only Major League Baseball team that has not hosted a Pride Night.

Activists Create Human Pride Flag In Russia

"The Hidden Flag" toured the most iconic areas of Moscow to proclaim Pride during the World Cup.

Red Sox Fans Triggered Over LGBT Pride, Call for Straight Night

The baseball team painted its logo rainbow for Pride Month, leaving some straight fans upset.

Despicable: Homophobic Chants at the Rio Olympics

The ugliness in Rio demonstrates the insidious nature of homophobia in sports, writes British activist Lindsay England.

Mets Are First NYC Baseball Team to Host a Pride Night

The August game against the San Diego Padres will raise money to strike out bullying against LGBT youth, according to the team.