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.

Jessie Hernandez was the first of three male cheerleaders who joined the NFL this season to take to the field. 

August 19 2018 3:46 PM

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

August 13 2018 1:08 PM

It's not only about sports, it's about the freedom to express who you are.

August 10 2018 5:10 PM

Brian France was arrested Sunday night for driving while intoxicated in New York; police also found a controlled substance in his car.

August 07 2018 4:32 PM

The policy change comes after a lawsuit against a trans athlete who had been denied a spot in the Crossfit Games.

August 07 2018 2:04 PM