Monday, February 25, 2019
LGBT Sports Group Drops Martina Navratilova Over Objections To Transgender Athletes
Martina Navratilova didn't complain when Renee Richards (nee Richard Raskind) entered the women's draw at the U.S.Open in 1977.
To her credit, Navratilova makes a distinction between those, like Richards, who have had full gender-reassignment surgery and those who merely “identify” as female and take hormones. She thinks there must be standards that bar someone from "having a penis and competing as a woman."
Martina, what did you think would happen when the courts allowed that door to open?
You know what they say about good intentions...