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.

Team presidents from Major League Baseball and diversity advocates believe the time for gay players to come out is now.

March 16 2016 3:18 PM

Derrick Gordon, the only out Division I basketball player, will be the first openly gay man to play in the NCAA's annual contest. 

March 14 2016 9:10 AM

The Olympian announced she'll be representing H&M's athletic fashions in a new campaign.

March 14 2016 8:56 AM

In a major first, an openly gay man, Derrick Gordon, will play for Seton Hall in the NCAA tournament.

March 13 2016 8:39 PM

The Filipino boxer and politician is rebuked by LGBT activists after he invites them to an all-expenses-paid trip.

March 09 2016 4:45 PM

Tribune sportswriter Chris Hine was inspired to come out after witnessing the homophobia experienced by a top NFL prospect. 

March 09 2016 4:38 PM

There was much for LGBT hockey fans to enjoy at a recent Blackhawks game.

March 08 2016 4:08 PM