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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.

British divers Tom Daley and Noah Williams have gone viral for their TikTok video featuring them unboxing condoms provided by the Olympic Games organizers for an HIV awareness campaign. 

1:17 PM

The athlete announced on social media that her mother passed shortly after getting to see Saunders win the silver medal in shot put.

August 04 2021 3:04 PM

Lesbian cyclist Ryen Reed hasn’t been daunted by either physical challenges or homophobia.

August 04 2021 2:01 PM

Petecio is the first woman from the Philippines to medal in boxing at the Olympics.

August 04 2021 11:56 AM

Activists had hoped to use the spotlight to protect LGBTQ+ people from discrimination in Japan.

August 03 2021 4:17 PM

A slew of hateful legislation takes aim at athletes only seeking to compete.

August 03 2021 4:11 PM

The trans track and field athlete is challenging the law that prevents her from competing in women’s college sports.

August 03 2021 10:53 AM