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Billie Jean King says she’s prepared to bury the hatchet with Court

Billie Jean King says she’s prepared to bury the hatchet with Court

Tennis great Billie Jean King says she’s prepared to stop calling for Margaret Court’s name to be removed from the Melbourne Tennis Centre arena if Court learns to be “more loving” towards the LGBTIQ+ community. Speaking to the New York Daily News, King reflected on her disagreements with the Perth based former Tennis champion turned […]

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Australian Open invitation includes rebuke for Margaret Court’s views

Australian Open invitation includes rebuke for Margaret Court’s views

Margaret Court has been invited to be a special guest at next year’s Australia Open, honouring her 50 year old record in making four Grand Slams in one calendar year. Tennis Australia have condemned Court’s views on homosexuality and same-sex marriage, while defending the celebration of the tennis star-turned-religious leader’s achievements. “Tennis Australia respects Margaret’s […]

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Margaret Court to open Busselton’s new Tennis centre

Margaret Court to open Busselton’s new Tennis centre

Busselton locals are sharing their surprise that controversial religious leader, and former tennis champion, Margaret Court has been invited to open the town’s new $4 million tennis centre. Members of the local LGBTIQ+ community have shared their concern with the ABC saying they thought a less divisive person would have been chosen for the honour. […]

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Grab your racket and sign up for the tennis championships

Grab your racket and sign up for the tennis championships

Following on from the tremendous success of the inaugural Gay and Lesbian Tennis Alliance (GLTA)  tournament in January, Loton Park’s Perth Lawn Tennis Championships returns for the second year in 2018. Coinciding with the Hopman Cup Tennis festival, this event will run over the weekend of the 5th – 7th January 2018. Last years event […]

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Film Reviews: Battle of the Sexes on the court and at the table

Little Miss Sunshine directors Valarie Faris and Jonathan Dayton’s latest film Battle of the Sexes (★★★★★) is about a misogynistic egotistical man who performs for the public challenging an intelligent, capable woman who wants a better deal for her gender. No … it is not a film about the 2017 American presidential election, but about […]

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Margaret Court declares same sex marriage will end Christmas

Margaret Court declares same sex marriage will end Christmas

Margaret Court is outraged that a tennis club in Cottesloe has voted to dump her as the patron of their club. The former tennis champion turned religious leader  is furious that the Cottesloe Tennis Club have removed her as its vice-patron and has hit out and the LGBTI community saying if same-sex marriage is allowed […]

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Margaret Court lobs a few famous lines in The Court’s latest drag show

Margaret Court made an appearance at The Court Hotel’s ‘Love All’ party on Saturday night. The former Tennis great turned religious leader was portrayed by drag star Scarlet Adams who was joined on stage by racket wielding friend Alexis Armstrong. Performing to a cleverly edited series of quotes from the outspoken former Grand Slam champ, […]

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Molly Meldrum adds his voice to calls for name change at Margaret Court Arena

Molly Meldrum adds his voice to calls for name change at Margaret Court Arena

Australian music icon Ian ‘Molly’ Meldrum has added his voice to the calls for Margaret Court Arena to be renamed. The music journalist and TV presenter was given a standing ovation when people spotted him in the crowd at concert on Friday night, and speaking later to The Herald Sun he said he agreed with the […]

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Navratilova: Court is an amazing tennis player, racist and homophobe

Navratilova: Court is an amazing tennis player, racist and homophobe

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has responded to Margaret Court’s latest round of attacks on the LGBTIQA+ community with her own open letter. Published in The Sydney Morning Herald, the letter repeats calls for Margaret Court Arena in Melbourne to be renewed in light of Court’s most recent spate of comments about marriage equality, LGBTIQA+ people, […]

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Margaret Court suggests transgender people are controlled by the devil

Margaret Court suggests transgender people are controlled by the devil

Christian leader Margaret Court has continued her attack against LGBT Australians, saying transgender children are under the influence of “the devil” and are part of an international plot. Reverend Court also suggested that professional tennis has been taken over by lesbians who take younger ones “into parties”. The church leader has been the centre of […]

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