Dancing with the Stars has revealed the next set of stars who will by shimmying in sequins for your votes, and the list includes some familiar faces and a few not-so-familiar ones. As is customary for DWTS, there are plenty of athletes in the mix, including tennis great Martina Navratilova. Navartilova, a Czech born tennis star, is one of the sport's greatest players. She won 18 Grand Slam singles titles and a host of doubles titles. Now, Martina will have to take her cross-court skills to...Read Full Story
Martina Navratilova appeared on Melissa Harris Perry's show on Sunday to talk about Jason Collins, his coming out, and why it's so important for athletes to continue doing so:
“In this day and age, a third of teenage suicides are due to their sexual orientations,” Navratilova said. “They’re so terrified of coming out as gay that they take their own life.”
Navratilova mentioned that she came out as AIDS was coming to light, and noted President Reagan’s failure to adequately acknowledge the...Read Full Story
President Barack Obama called Jason Collins Monday night to congratulate him on his courage for being the first athlete on a major American sports team to come out as gay. During a Tuesday morning press conference, Obama shared a bit of their conversation. He said Collins seemed like a terrific young man and that he was proud of him for the decision, and called him a great role model for young athletes and the younger generation. "The LGBT community deserves full equality, not just partial...Read Full Story
PETA spokeswoman Martina Navratilova has sent a letter to NYC City Council speaker Christine Quinn on the group's behalf condemning the horse-drawn carriage industry following a disturbing incident over LGBT Pride weekend which was captured on video in which a group of women leafleting near the carriages were verbally assaulted with homophobic and racist slurs by one of the drivers.
Navratilova says the incident is just further proof that the NYC horse-drawn carriage industry, given...Read Full Story
Maria Menounos book The EveryGirl's Guide to Life
Its seems some of us underestimated Maria Menounos as she is drawing good marks and toughing it through two broken ribs.
Can you say Karate Kid?
For those that don’t know Maria Menounos or that she is also a top selling author may be interested to read her book The EveryGirl’s Guide to Life which is said to be selling extremely well on Amazon as of late.
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Martina Navratilova (born October 18, 1956) is a Czech-American tennis player who was formerly ranked World No. 1. Find more pictures, news and articles about Martina Navratilova here.