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 president is seemingly more attached to this issue than peace with North Korea.

May 24 2018 6:38 PM

A new documentary, Alone in the Game, interviews the Division I player, who remains anonymous.

May 21 2018 2:08 PM

Michigan State University has reached a settlement with the 332 women and girls assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar. 

May 17 2018 8:50 PM

Following Nassar's lifetime sentence for sexual assault, gymnastics athletes are looking for further closure.

May 11 2018 3:01 PM

Four female former Team USA Taekwondo athletes claim the team and the U.S. Olympic Committee subjected them to sex trafficking. 

May 08 2018 6:15 PM

The Detroit Pistons player outlined a playbook for allyship in his speech at the GLAAD Awards.

May 08 2018 6:02 PM

Reggie Bullock of the Detroit Pistons is keeping the memory of his trans sister, Mia Henderson, alive through LGBT activism.

May 04 2018 4:45 AM
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