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.

Out athletes like Julie Wu Chu are upending stereotypes, but the Olympics should also be a wake-up call to the dearth of LGBT protections throughout Asia.

February 16 2018 6:08 AM

The out Olympic freeskier says the injury won't keep him from competing.

February 15 2018 8:39 PM

Kenworthy reiterated his disdain for the administration and talked about the importance of being out on CBS This Morning.

February 15 2018 2:12 PM

Snowboarding's governing body avoided questions from women at a press conference about gold medalist Shaun White, who settled a gnarly harassment suit last year. 

February 14 2018 8:04 PM

Olympic swimmer Tom Daley, 23, and his husband, Oscar-winner Dustin Lance Black, 43, announced on Valentine's Day that they are going to be first-time fathers. 

February 14 2018 4:54 PM

The skater who made history as one of the first openly gay Winter Olympians spoke of his goals in an interview from 2003.

February 14 2018 1:22 PM

These ladies are playing for gender parity.

February 13 2018 7:52 PM
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