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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.

Follow the Boston Renegades as they balance their day jobs with the sport they love. 

July 01 2020 8:03 PM

The record-breaking lesbian athlete died on a solo rowing journey across the Pacific, but she leaves behind one hell of a legacy. 

June 24 2020 6:36 PM

The African-American NASCAR driver doesn't agree with the FBI that it was simply a "garage pull" found above his stock car.

June 24 2020 1:53 PM

"The LGBTQ+ community doesn't have much representation in the world of professional football," he tells The Advocate. "If I can do anything to assist that process, I hope to do so." 

June 23 2020 10:40 AM

The Department of Justice, headed by William Barr, supports a state law barring trans females from girls' and women's school sports teams.

June 22 2020 3:30 PM

Asians are experiencing a surge in hate crimes during the pandemic. 

June 11 2020 5:00 AM

The out gay athlete was quick to clap back after Russian figure skater Alexei Yagudin made hateful comments online.

June 09 2020 6:08 PM
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