Anti-gay tennis champion Margaret Court has been served a stinging backhand by Tennis Australia (TA). The organisation, the official governing body for the sport in …
Aussie gay pop icon, Troye Sivan, has played at Melbourne’s Margaret Court Arena, named after the homophobic minister and former tennis player. During a tongue-in-cheek …
It was the couple’s first professional singles match against each other, with sports outlets dubbing it a ‘love match’ and fans calling the moment “so freaking cute”.
Wintour called for Margaret Court Arena to be renamed before saying she has “been alarmed by your Prime Minister’s record on LGBTQ rights, which seems backward in all senses.”
“I definitely feel it’s the right time for me to hang up the racquets”
He said “there should be no thought of changing the name” of Margaret Court Arena.
Some have suggested she may be avoiding the tournament because of the tennis players that petitioned to change the venue because of her homophobic remarks.
“From a young age Brent intentionally excluded himself from male-dominated sports because of the language that consumed the culture”