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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.

The champion racer plans to continue to stand up for LGBTQ+ rights and will continue to call the racing league out for partnering with countries with abysmal LGBTQ+ rights records. 

December 03 2021 11:32 AM

"I stand here rebranded as my authentic self," Maureen Raisch said in her coming-out video.

November 30 2021 2:24 PM

Hamilton has spoken out in support of LGBTQ+ rights before and has urged others in sports to call out countries with poor human rights records. 

November 19 2021 11:30 AM

The International Olympic Committee's new framework scraps blanket testosterone limits in favor of letting each sport's governing body determine eligibility for trans and intersex athletes. 

November 17 2021 12:02 AM

“Much to my surprise, MSU [tailgates] tend to have more alcohol than food, so I thought it seemed like a good idea to eat 2 Bloody [Marys].”

November 11 2021 6:43 PM

The commercial is part of the company's “Play New” campaign that showcases history-making athletes finding joy in sports.

November 10 2021 2:19 PM