Billie Jean King

Billie Jean King

LGBTQ & women’s rights champion Robbie Kaplan to receive 2018 WNBA Inspiration Award

Robbie Kaplan
National Sports
Robbie Kaplan also helped launch #TimesUp Legal Defense Fund, a nonprofit organization that provides legal representation to women who have experienced sexual violence, abuse or harassment. ...
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Billie Jean King, Condoleezza Rice, Ellen Ochoa Panel Discussion to Mark Release of Sally Ride Postage Stamp

National
To celebrate the release of a U.S. postage stamp honoring pioneering astronaut Sally Ride, three trailblazing women will sit down together May 23 for a conversation on "Women in Leadership" hosted by Sally Ride Science at UC San Diego. ...
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Fox Searchlight First Look: Billie Jean King Biopic ‘Battle of the Sexes’

Entertainment
Fox Searchlight has released a new clip and featurette for Battle of the Sexes, starring Emma Stone as Billie Jean King and Steve Carell as Bobby Riggs. ...
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Top Lesbian Comics to Get Out the Vote for LPAC

Rosie O'Donnell and Kate Clinton (l-r) will campaign for Hillary.
Politics
Kate Clinton, Rosie O’Donnell, Billie Jean King, Lea DeLaria, Cameron Esposito, Judy Gold, Marga Gomez, and others will appear at LPAC's fundraiser. ...
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Laverne Cox to Become First Transgender Woman Wax Figure at Madame Tussauds

Laverne Cox/Press Image
Entertainment
In honor of Pride month, Orange is the New Black’s Laverne Cox was chosen as the first transgender woman to be turned into a wax figure at Madame Tussauds. ...
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LPAC Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

LPAC has endorsed Hillary Clinton for 2016
Top News Politics
Lesbians 4 Hillary will be co-chaired by sports icon and humanitarian Billie Jean King, a longtime supporter of both LPAC and Hillary Clinton. ...
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An Evening With Women: No Doubt, Sia, Sarah Silverman to Perform

An Evening with Women
Entertainment
The L.A. LGBT Center provides to underserved seniors, women and girls, including the homeless youth currently surviving on the streets of Los Angeles. ...
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Jane Lynch, Johnny Weir, Greg Louganis, Billie Jean King, Others Star in ‘To Russia With Love’

Entertainment
To Russia with Love explores human rights through the lens of LGBT athletes, with Johnny Weir serving as the viewers’ guide into this world. ...
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Billie Jean King to Attend Olympics Closing Ceremony

Top News Sports
Billie Jean King missed the opening ceremonies because of her mother’s death, but will be in attendance for the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics. ...
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LPAC Donates $112k to Tammy Baldwin Effort; Announces Slate

LPAC Donates $112k to Tammy Baldwin Effort; Announces Slate
LPAC will support two critical ballot initiative campaigns: Mainers United for Marriage and Florida’s No On Amendment 6. ...
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