Stumbling Toward Enlightenment

Gatherings from the Internet

22/11/2020
by barenose
0 comments

Remember the Ladies: Billie Jean King

King’s well-deserved fame comes only partly from her outstanding performance in her sport; the rest comes from her courageous discussion of her bisexuality, her complete devotion to tennis, and her uncompromising feminism. Her fierce battles for equal prize money and equal treatment for women in tennis have resulted in greater respect for women’s sports and inspired countless girls and women to participate in athletics. Thanks to Billie Jean King, it’s unlikely a girl today would be told by her coach, as she once was, “You’ll be good because you’re ugly.” Continue reading

error

Enjoy this blog? Please spread the word :)

LinkedIn
LinkedIn
Share