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 target of Adrien Broner's hate-filled video was an "ex-gay" man he accused of coming on to him.

March 20 2019 6:20 PM

Kearney won the Arnold Australia Pro Strongman sports festival just days before he married his long-term boyfriend Joey Aleixo. 

March 18 2019 7:52 PM

Civil rights lawyer Chase Strangio responds to recent anti-trans comments made by tennis star Martina Navratilova.  

March 15 2019 4:12 PM

The epithet came as the Toronto Maple Leafs lost to the Tampa Bay Lightning. 

March 12 2019 7:29 AM

The tennis champ apologized for calling trans athletes "cheaters" but continued to make problematic statements.

March 04 2019 5:49 PM

A new policy has been announced by the Los Angeles Football Club with GLAAD's help that bars fans who participate in a chant that includes an anti-gay slur. 

March 04 2019 5:35 PM

The LGBTQ sports group grandly slammed her recent op-ed accusing trans athletes of cheating.

February 20 2019 9:11 AM
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