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An open letter from Martina Navratilova to Margaret Court Arena - The Sydney Morning Herald

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. In other words, it is not just for what this person did on the field, on the court, in politics, arts or ...and more »

Martina Navratilova says Margaret Court is a 'homophobe' - Toronto Star

Martina Navratilova, right, has written an open letter criticizing Margaret Court's comments about same-sex marriage and the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, and recommending that tennis officials rename the arena that bears the ...and more »

Margaret Court, winner of 24 Grand Slams, says tennis is 'full of lesbians' -

Former Australian tennis star Margaret Court continues to create a fire with her views on homosexuality, saying that she would stop flying Quantas "whenever possible" due to the airline's support of same-sex marriage. Now she's throwing kerosene on it ...and more »

French Open: Samantha Stosur marches into third round, rejects Margaret Court Arena boycott - ABC Online

Samantha Stosur is refusing to look beyond her next match after bossing her way into the third round of an increasingly inviting French Open draw with a claycourt masterclass in Paris. Mixing awesome firepower with sublime touch, Australia's big title ...and more »

Tennis Player Margaret Court and Same-Sex Woes - Center for Research on Globalization

Sports people are the show ponies of life, modern gladiators whose opinions should only be relevant to their field of endeavour. The end of the amateur, and the rise of the professional put pay to the rounded dabbler and dilettante, ably educated yet ...and more »

Players urge renaming of Margaret Court Arena - The Straits Times

PARIS (NYTIMES) - Show Court 1, one of the biggest stadiums at the Australian Open, was rechristened Margaret Court Arena in 2003 to honor the player who dominated women's tennis in the 1960s and still holds the record for the most Grand Slam titles ...and more »

Margaret Court says 'tennis is full of lesbians' as row escalates - The Guardian

The former tennis champion Margaret Court has claimed “tennis is full of lesbians” following a row over remarks she made previously about gay marriage. She added that transgender children were the work of “the devil”. Court's earlier comments opposing ...and more »

'The devil's after our kids': Margaret Court's second serve - The Sydney Morning Herald

Far from modifying her denouncement of gay marriage, tennis champion Margaret Court has broadened it, saying that it was causing huge problems in countries where it was legalised, that homosexuality was an ungodly "lust for the flesh" and that LGBT ...and more »

Margaret Court Says There's A Plot To Turn Kids Gay And It's Like What Hitler Did - Huffington Post Australia

"That's the whole plot in our nation and in the nations of the world to get in the mind of the children." Former Australian tennis player Margaret Court has made her most controversial statements yet after a week in which she spoke out against QANTAS ...and more »

Margaret Court Says "Tennis Is Full Of Lesbians" And A Whole Bunch Of Bigoted Shit - Deadspin

Less than a week after Australian tennis champion turned preacher Margaret Court threatened to boycott Qantas airlines because its CEO supports same-sex marriage, she gave an interview to Vision Christian radio station in which she spewed a whole mess ...and more »