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.

Abrahm DeVine's announcement was met with love and support from his Stanford teammates.

September 18 2018 4:29 PM

The first male professional golfer to come out as gay hopes to help others who are suffering in silence.

September 13 2018 3:26 PM

Minorities — whether African-American, trans, or queer — must play by society's rules, or face extreme punishment and ridicule.

September 13 2018 1:30 PM

In an op-ed for The Washington Post, King praised Serena Williams for standing up to tennis's double standard that unfairly punishes women of color. 

September 10 2018 4:04 PM

LeBron James and Kobe Bryant are bowing down to the queen of basketball.

September 05 2018 2:35 PM
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