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Rihanna Torches Alabama Governor Over Strict New Abortion Law: 'SHAME ON YOU!!!'
Actress and model Emily Ratajkowski, meanwhile, has protested the law with a near-nude photograph on Instagram.
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Martina Navratilova: John McEnroe Made Far More For Wimbledon Commentary
"It was a shock," the tennis great says in a gender pay-gap documentary.
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Martina Navratilova Pens Scathing Letter Slamming 'Homophobic,' 'Racist' Tennis Star
The tennis great is calling for Margaret Court Arena to change its name.
It Takes 5 -- In Honor Of Serena Williams
Smiling, ear to ear, All Woman, eyes twinkling, Champion. Because off-court Serena not only rises above the incessant racism
Martina Navratilova: Sports Governing Bodies Must Take Responsibility For Human Rights
The tennis legend challenged FIFA and IOC officials to be "leaders" against abuses.
'Brushback,' A Conversation With Sara Paretsky
Novelist, psychiatrist, physician
Sara Paretsky is the award-winning author of the V. I. Warshawski detective novels. In 1982, when Sara wrote
, she revolutionized the mystery novel by creating a hard-boiled woman investigator.
She Can Serve - and Lob!
STEM women's champion, advocate for women, author, speaker and...
Serena Williams just won her 20th Grand Slam tennis tournament. This amazing performance has her following in the footsteps of some tennis women greats who came before her. Match the woman with her accomplishment.
Made in the USA: Ranking the 20 Greatest American Athletes 50+
Richard Pérez-Feria, Editor in Chief, NowItCounts.com | NiC Ma...
Debating who's the greatest at any sport is a tradition as old as time itself. Willie Mays or Mickey Mantle? Michael Jordan or LeBron James? Chris Evert or Martina Navratilova? Muhammad Ali or Joe Frazier? Well, we're here to clear up some of the confusion.
Martina Navratilova Marries Julia Lemigova In New York
Curtis M. Wong
Navratilova made headlines in September when she proposed to Lemigova at the U.S. Open. The intimate moment was telecast
Sport as Socio-Political Institution
Warren J. Blumenfeld
Social Justice writer, educator, and speaker
Perhaps, as time goes by, as more pioneers break racial, sexual, gender, religious, ethnic, language, and other barriers, athletes' very being may one day have diminished political implications, but sport has always been and will forever have political consequences and possibilities.
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Martina Navratilova Creates More U.S. Open Magic By Proposing To Girlfriend On Big Screen
Martina Navratilova still knows how to rise to the occasion at the U.S. Open. This time, she did it by dropping to one knee
A Conversation with Jason Collins
Collins stated he thought about coming out during the lockout in 2011 when he had time on his hands and after seeing an "It Gets Better Video" his trainer did.
Olympics Must Push Russia On Gay Rights, Say Out Athletes
By Reuters, Reuters
The IOC has said it has received written assurances from the Russian government that the "gay propaganda" law would not affect
Twenty Athletes Who Are Changing the Way We Eat
President, Food Tank: The Food Think Tank
Athletes are acutely aware of the power that food has over the human body. When they're not training or competing, many of them are doing their part to make sure that no one is limited by hunger, malnutrition, or obesity-related health problems.
: Gay Men, Pick a Celebrity Lesbian Wife! (VIDEO)
West Coast Entertainment Editor, TheBacklot.com
This week, Archibshop Oscar Cruz of the Philippines said he has no problem with gay men marrying lesbians, because, as he put it, "[t]he anatomy is there." I think this idea is kind of awesome, so in this edition of
, I pick the best celebrity lesbian brides for myself.
National Gay & Lesbian Sports Hall Of Fame Announces First Inductees
For more information regarding the induction ceremony and nominations, click here. Among those inducted are NBA center Jason
A Star Is Born
Richard J. Rosendall
Contributor, Washington Blade
On April 28, Collins was a respected journeyman backup center. On April 29, he found stardom in the hard and brave act of becoming a hero and role model for sexual minority youth. Lighting a path for others - few stars shine brighter than that.
From the Archives: How Coming Out in Professional Sports Has Changed Over the Last 30 Years
Project Manager, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives has been busy this week clearing a space for Jason Collins in our LGBT Archival Sports collection alongside the likes of Billy Jean King, Martina Navratilova, and John Amechi, among others.
Rachel Maddow To Politifact: 'You Are Terrible' And Someone Should 'Sue You' (VIDEO)
Rachel Maddow has grown infuriated with Politifact multiple times in the past, but the rage she displayed towards her arch
Tennis Star Martina Navratilova, Among First "Out" Pro Athletes, Congratulates NBA's Jason Collins
Independent, weekday news hour, anchored by award-winning jour...
When asked to compare her experience coming out to Collins', she said: "My response was much more--much more mixed. And, you
Where Have All the Aaron Kricksteins Gone?
Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Digital Sports Desk
Where did all the tennis players go? And, specifically, where are the American tennis players?
Martina Navratilova On Staying Fit, Coming Out, Battling Cancer And Transcending Sports
I think [my greatest accomplishment is] transcending sports, and affecting people outside of sports in a positive way, whether by leaving an oppressive country, or coming out long before it was a popular thing to do –- more than 30 years ago.
Inspirational Athletes: 10 Master Athletes Older Than 50
Some are competing against considerably younger athletes (for example, five-time Olympian Butch Johnson was just beat out
New York Carriage Horse Driver's Racist, Anti-Gay Tirade Prompts Christine Quinn Response (VIDEO)
Navratilova is a longtime PETA advocate and, like Quinn, is openly gay. The tennis legend's letter stated: Quinn, however
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