Sports

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 ACLU of Hawaii says the state is violating federal law against sex discrimination in education.

4:38 AM

The Bristol Bisons athlete has lived in the United Kingdom more than nine years.

November 29 2018 11:32 AM

Footballer Greg McClean's fears of coming out to his soccer team were proven to be unnecessary when he was met with open arms and acceptance.

November 27 2018 3:46 PM

After receiving over $100,000 in donations, Emily Scheck is encouraging her supporters to give to LGBTQ organizations.

November 22 2018 2:45 PM

Rugby player Kenneth Macharia, who said he would be persecuted in Kenya for being gay, won't be deported immediately, but his future remains uncertain.

November 21 2018 2:58 PM

Emily Scheck, a cross-country runner for Canisius College, is bouncing back from being disowned and left with a family Discover Card bill. 

November 19 2018 4:43 PM
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