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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.

Marty Jannetty is backtracking on his account of killing a gay man as a teen.

September 10 2020 4:23 PM

"I want every person who loves rugby to have the chance to feel the way I did."

August 31 2020 11:55 AM

Prominent Black athletes are standing up to systemic racism, homophobia, and transphobia. They need us in their corner.

August 28 2020 3:07 PM

New research shows the power of diversity-themed games to fight homophobia.

August 26 2020 3:44 PM

For decades, "fag" has been ubiquitous on bleachers, in dugouts, and within locker rooms. Hockey player Brock Weston wants change.

August 26 2020 11:37 AM

The Cincinnati Reds took swift action against Thom Brennaman.

August 20 2020 1:57 PM Updated

Coree Aussem-Woltering talks being a role model for Black and LGBTQ+ people on World’s Toughest Race: Eco-Challenge Fiji.

August 20 2020 6:00 AM