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AUSTRALIA: Martina Navratilova Pens Open Letter To Sports Arena Named For Homophobe Margaret Court

This morning the Australian press published an open letter from Martina Navratilova to the arena named for fellow tennis legend and raging homophobe Margaret Court. From the Sydney Morning Herald: Dear Margaret Court Arena, Sporting venues named for athletes, or any place, really, named for whoever, are so named for one reason. That reason is their whole body of work. ...

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Martina Navratilova Gets Married

Lovely bit from the BBC: “A role model still for millions of aspiring players, today she is something more private, more romantic. She is a bride.”

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Martina Navratilova Gets Engaged

#TennisChannel‘s @Martina Navratilova proposing in the TC @usopen suite! Congrats!! #shesaidyes #happilyeverafter pic.twitter.com/bDfdCVfDAD — TennisChannelPR (@TennisChannelPR) September 6, 2014 Via People Magazine: Tennis legend Martina Navratilova, 57, got engaged to girlfriend Julia Lemigova, 42, in a moment that was telecast on the Jumbotron during the day’s play at New York’s Arthur Ashe stadium. Navratilova popped the question during a break ...

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Martina Navratilova & Jason Collins Call On Sporting Bodies To Respect LGBT Rights

Martina Navratilova and Jason Collins yesterday called on international sporting groups to respect LGBT rights. The pair spoke at a United Nations event marking International Human Rights Day. They focused in part on the upcoming Winter Olympics in Russia, which passed a law this summer banning homosexual “propaganda.” The law has drawn international condemnation and sparked calls for a boycott, ...

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National Gay & Lesbian Sports Hall Of Fame To Induct First Class Of Honorees

Tonight the National Gay & Lesbian Sports Hall Of Fame will induct its first class of honorees in Chicago. Dave Pallone, who was part of Chicago history when he umpired the first night game at Wrigley Field, is returning to Chicago to take part in another chapter of American sports history: His inclusion in the inaugural class of what organizers ...

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Martina Navratilova On ENDA

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