TENNIS WORLD MAGAZINE

ISSUE 27 - 2015

Applause, But No Trophy

    ISSUE 27
TennisWorld Italia
Remember me

Billie Jean and Martina come down on Margaret Court for anti-gay remarks

Court urges Aussies to vote against same sex marriages ..
Tennis Stories  12 Dec 2011 - 17:59 / by Prakash / reads 3847.
Source:
Tennis Stories

Former tennis legends and gay rights activists Billie Jean King and Martina Navratilova have come out and criticized comments that another tennis legend, Margaret Court, made in which the Australian slammed gay marriages.

“Seems to me a lot of people have evolved as has the Bible, unfortunately Margaret Court has not,” Navratilova told TennisChannel.com

“Her myopic view is truly frightening as well as damaging to the thousands of children already living in same gender families.”

Court urged Australians to make a stand against same-sex marriage, saying no human law could ever change God’s divine laws.

“Politically correct education has masterfully escorted homosexuality out from behind closed doors, into the community openly and now is aggressively demanding marriage rights that are not theirs to take,” she told The West Australian last week.

“To dismantle this sole definition of marriage and try to legitimise what God calls abominable sexual practices that include sodomy, reveals our ignorance as to the ills that come when society is forced to accept law that violates their very own God-given nature of what is right and what is wrong.”

Openly gay US tennis champion Billie Jean King said she disagreed with Court’s views. “The more we talk openly about issues like gay marriage, the more we learn about each other,” King said.

“It is a blessing the people of Australia can live freely and express their own opinions because we need open dialogue to help us move forward.

“We have to commit to eliminating homophobia because everyone is entitled to the same rights, opportunities and protection.”

 

Give your vote:
Sponsored by
THE STABLES LODGE - A warm and friendly Italian welcome awaits you in the quite exclusive residential area of Stellenbosch (South Africa)



Also interesting...
Toni Nadal will receive the silver medal for sporting merit by the Superior Council of Sports
Toni Nadal will receive the silver medal for sporting merit by the Superior Council of Sports
David Ferrer heads back to training! Stan Wawrinka confirmed for Montreal!
David Ferrer heads back to training! Stan Wawrinka confirmed for Montreal!
Caroline Wozniacki&acutes US Open Series dress revealed (Pictures Inside)
Caroline Wozniacki´s US Open Series dress revealed (Pictures Inside)
Eugenie Bouchard: It was a very stressful time, I want to move on!
Eugenie Bouchard: It was a very stressful time, I want to move on!

DOWNLOAD 

Tennis World Magazine - issue 27

You can download the magazine by clicking on the link below.
 

http://d.pr/f/13MwC (around 80 mb)

 

You can also read the magazine online by here: 

www.tennisworldmagazine.com

WEEK'S MOST READ 
Guess the Winner - After Indian Wells
»
Why John Isner is Not Worried About His Ranking...
»
Fabio Fognini and Flavia Pennetta Enjoyed Their Time at the Beach (PICS INSIDE)!
»
Here Are Tennis Top 10 Worst Love Breakups Ever!
»
Roger Federer Spent Over $13.5 Million to Help Children in Malawi
»
The Love Story Between Maria Sharapova and Grigor Dimitrov is Over!
»
Ana Ivanovic and Bastian Schweinsteiger to buy a house!
»
Novak Djokovic Equals Rafael Nadal´s Record
»
Adriano Panatta: ´Roger Federer is Tennis´
»
Serena Williams´ secret is finally revealed!