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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.

Alana McLaughlin, who competed in a T-shirt with the words “End Trans Genocide,” says the transphobes are only making her stronger.

September 16 2021 4:57 PM

Many LGBTQ+ youth don't participate in sports because they fear discrimination — a fear that is often well-founded.

September 15 2021 9:00 AM

Sun Wenjing, posting about her relationship with her girlfriend, has become one of the few out athletes in China.

September 14 2021 3:32 PM

The Raiders player forced a key turnover in overtime, and put to rest questions about gay athletes in professional sports in the process.

September 14 2021 10:03 AM

For 2021 U.S. silver medalist Amber Glenn, coming out changed her in ways she couldn’t have imagined.

September 02 2021 2:55 PM

Ruby, who plays for an Oregon minor league team, is also a country music songwriter.

September 02 2021 12:52 PM

Around 50 students gathered across from the school in support of gay volleyball coach Inoke Tonga. 

August 26 2021 10:42 AM