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.

A champion in the 100-meter sprint, Chand said she felt free to speak about her female partner since India decriminalized sex between same-sex couples just last year. 

May 20 2019 11:16 AM

The out Olympian will ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles with 2,500 cyclists and roadies to stamp out HIV and AIDS and the stigma around the disease. 

May 18 2019 10:44 AM

The World Cup winner and Olympian said she wanted to break down stereotypes about gay women in sports. 

May 09 2019 4:05 PM

Sporting officials need to stop using testosterone as the final word on gender.

May 02 2019 4:43 PM

The Olympic champion will be forced to take drugs to lower her testosterone if she wants to compete in middle-distance running. 

May 01 2019 2:27 PM

The Nashville-based team speaks out against Tennessee's "Slate of Hate."

April 28 2019 3:49 PM

Court, who once said that LGBTQ people want to destroy marriage, Easter, and Christmas, said that the antigay rugby star is being "persecuted." 

April 22 2019 6:30 PM
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