Martina Navratilova is a name familiar to the nation as the as the winner Wimbledon Women’s Singles title nine times, but she’s in the headlines today because she’s a gay athlete who is now accused of running headlong in conflict with the moral revolutionaries.
No: It’s not about gay rights, but over transgender identity and modern sport.
Late last year Navratilova got in trouble by tweeting, “You can’t just proclaim yourself a female and be able to compete against women.”
After a major backlash, she says she went back to consider the issue, to make sure that she really understood what she was talking about. Now she’s published a piece in the Sunday Times of London—“The Rules on Trans Athletes Reward Cheats and Punish the Innocent.”
She writes: “As I have gone into this with further detail and with further research I believe in my position even more strongly.”
But the revolution has moved past her, and the LGBTQ activists now say she’s on the wrong side of history.Read More »