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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 complaint, filed on behalf of two student athletes, also calls out the law’s intrusive “sex verification” requirements in disputed cases.

April 17 2020 1:54 PM

The 10-time national champion wants other people in his situation to know they're not alone. 

March 26 2020 5:24 PM

The activist says he caught the virus earlier this month while visiting New York, where he attended the Brooklyn Nets Pride game.

March 25 2020 1:43 PM

Students at New Jersey's Monmouth University are being investigated for discrimination.

March 10 2020 3:56 PM

Scott Piercy shared an image with the text "Peter Pulls Out Early From Behind.”

March 06 2020 3:22 PM

Advocate cover star Ryan Russell, along with sports journalists and the executive producer of Alone in the Game, discuss LGBTQ visibility in sports. 

February 13 2020 8:34 PM
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