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 pro football quarterback made the donation after he was publicly criticized by Trump for remaining unsigned to an NFL team, according to The Sacramento Bee.

March 22 2017 6:24 PM

Some commentators were underwhelmed by the apology for an article that effectely outed closeted Olympians.

March 22 2017 5:15 PM

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. 

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
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