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 crowd cheered for the proposal between men that happened during a Washington Nationals Game.

September 30 2017 1:20 PM

The "She Keeps Me Warm" singer spoke out about a petition to ban the song from Australia's rugby finals. 

September 28 2017 7:57 PM

Donald Trump and others are placing the idea of a nation over the actual individuals who live in it.

September 28 2017 3:47 PM

George Takei, Keith Boykin, Martina Navratilova, and the creators of Will & Grace are among them.

September 24 2017 6:11 PM

The tennis legend put her reputation on the line for women's equality, but she's always been an intersectional force. 

September 22 2017 12:02 PM

Five football stars at Illinois's Christian-focused Wheaton College are accused of kidnapping, beating, and attempting to sodomize a freshman.

September 20 2017 1:47 PM

The tennis champ famous for her anti-LGBT views says same-sex marriage will destroy all major holidays.

September 19 2017 4:03 PM
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