lesbian athletes

(San Francisco, CA, October 20, 2008)—I just found out that California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and First Lady Maria Shriver will be honoring Billie Jean King at this year’s Women’s Conference on Wednesday, October 22nd. I am so proud of both Billie Jean and the state of California for this historic moment. Billie Jean King has been a full-blown LGBTQ and sports icon since 1966, when she won her first Grand Slam title at Wimbledon. In 1973, she beat Bobby Riggs in the “Battle of the...