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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.

Rapinoe and teammate Christen Press said they are not backing away from their fight for equal pay and they'll see the U.S. Soccer Federation in court. 

August 15 2019 7:52 PM

The far-right retired baseballer says he may run in one of the districts currently held by Democrats in Arizona.

August 13 2019 3:41 PM

The action figure of the tennis legend is modeled after her look when she beat Bobby Riggs in the infamous Battle of the Sexes. 

August 08 2019 6:10 PM

The New England Patriots quarterback had a hard time coming to terms with his boy not liking all the things he likes. 

August 08 2019 2:41 PM

As the 2019 Crossfit Games kick-off, we dive into how the "masc4masc" sport has seen LGBTQ inclusion explode. 

July 31 2019 5:30 AM

Ellis, who led the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team to back-to-back wins, says the time is right to move on. 

July 30 2019 6:08 PM
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