The Advocate July/Aug 2022
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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.

Nassib made history as the first active gay player in the NFL.

August 16 2022 10:22 AM

The minor league player said he wanted to open doors for other gay athletes.

August 10 2022 10:18 AM

But the governing body for cycling says Leia Genis simply didn't meet the requirements for elite-level competition.

August 08 2022 3:26 PM

Welts, the gay former president of the Phoenix Suns and the Golden State Warriors, will speak and be a pallbearer for his lifelong friend's private memorial service.

August 05 2022 1:44 PM

The president said the situation is "unacceptable," and the Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus and the Human Rights Campaign agreed.

August 04 2022 9:26 PM

Trump called the lesbian basketball star a “potentially spoiled person” who entered Russia “loaded up with drugs.”

August 01 2022 3:02 PM

Olympian Tom Daley has called out countries with anti-LGBTQ+ laws many times before. 

July 29 2022 12:20 PM