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.

Bird said she has been out to friends and family for years, but now felt like the right time to go public.

July 20 2017 7:05 PM

The boxer used a vile word to rile up his opponent.

July 14 2017 7:39 PM

Scott Franz of Kansas State has become one of the few college players at this level to announce he's gay.

July 14 2017 2:41 PM

The decorated boxer with a long history of anti-LGBT statements could go full time into politics. 

July 02 2017 12:57 PM

McEnroe's not sorry he said the "best female"player would be the 700th best on the male circuit. 

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