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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 Cincinnati Reds took swift action against Thom Brennaman.

August 20 2020 1:57 PM Updated

Coree Aussem-Woltering talks being a role model for Black and LGBTQ+ people on World’s Toughest Race: Eco-Challenge Fiji.

August 20 2020 6:00 AM

Marty Jannetty recounted a harrowing tale on social media.

August 07 2020 4:18 PM

The lesbian tennis champ signed on to a letter to the NCAA endorsing the ban.

August 03 2020 5:22 PM

The governing body for 120 national rugby unions claims trans women have "significant" advantages over cis women. 

July 27 2020 2:33 PM

The athlete made history when he came out as gay last month, and now he hopes his story will inspire more inclusion in sports. 

July 21 2020 1:59 PM

The retired 30-year-old McCabe hopes to be the type of out lesbian role model she never had growing up.

July 11 2020 2:10 PM