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.

The women on the U.S. national team are asking for more than money. They want equal benefits and access to marketing on par with male hockey players. 

March 20 2017 3:31 PM

About 50 athletes have signed on to Athlete Ally's letter condemning the state's "bathroom bill," including (from left) Gus Kenworthy, Brittney Griner, and Aydian Dowling.

March 16 2017 8:00 AM

Get to know Laurie — Olympic champion, Dancing With the Stars winner, and best-selling author — in the new MTV #SeeHer campaign.

March 06 2017 6:42 AM

Some of those watching the match booed Mack Beggs when he easily defeated his female opponent to win the state championship. 

February 27 2017 10:36 PM
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