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.

Despite the nation's anti-LGBT policies, organizers will set up a Pride House in St. Petersburg.

April 21 2018 6:07 AM

Glenn Burke, a gay outfielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers, is credited as the inventor of the greeting. It's been called a "defiant symbol of gay pride."

April 19 2018 5:13 PM

Silver, the creator of statistics website FiveThirtyEight, says he and his staff will join ABC News as the mid-term elections approach. 

April 19 2018 2:01 PM

After winning his fourth career gold, the English diver called for more nations to repeal antigay laws.

April 13 2018 2:32 PM

A student who said she was raped by three of the school's basketball players sued the college, claiming it suppresses sexual assault allegations against its sports stars. 

April 11 2018 7:29 PM

Venture Out brings LGBT people to nature and lets them explore, marvel, and heal.

April 11 2018 10:40 AM

Robert Páez, a Venezuelan athlete, penned a moving coming-out letter, which stressed the importance of living openly as gay.

April 07 2018 2:51 PM
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