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.

Displays of same-sex affection may not be welcome, and racial and ethnic minorities could face harassment, warns an antidiscrimination group.

November 29 2017 9:07 PM

A semi-regular football viewing party kicked off at a beloved gay bar in L.A.'s Venice neighborhood.

November 15 2017 11:06 AM

Three-time gold medal gymnast Aly Raisman is the second to come forward with allegations of sexual abuse against former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.

November 10 2017 2:41 PM

The celebrated athlete has spoken out about sexual abuse before, but her story for The New York Times is prescient and moving. 

November 09 2017 2:50 PM