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.

When the World OutGames were canceled, Miami Beach advocates banded together to salvage what was left. Here's how they pulled it off. 

June 14 2017 5:03 AM

The Trans Chorus and Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles sang at the L.A. Dodgers' LGBT night on Friday.

June 13 2017 5:25 AM

The American tennis champion proposed a unique response to the Australian player's anti-LGBT diatribe.

June 06 2017 5:43 PM

Jessica McNamee weighed in on whether the stadium honoring the anti-LGBT tennis icon should be renamed.

June 05 2017 5:13 PM

Martina Navratilova — a tennis legend in her own right — wants Margaret Court's name stripped from a Melbourne stadium after she compared trans people to Hitler and boycotted Qantas Airlines for its support of marriage equality.

June 01 2017 1:59 PM
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