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Sports Stars, at UN, Speak Out Against Homophobia

By Cara Anna | Tuesday Dec 10, 2013
Ex-NBA player Jason Collins and tennis great Martina Navratilova urged the International Olympic Committee to do more to support gay athletes at a special event for International Human Rights Day.

Why Have Female Pro Athletes Come Out, While Male Ones Lag Behind?

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Oct 25, 2012
Despite the pro-gay advocacy of athletes like the NFL’s Chris Kluwe, men’s pro leagues remain homophobic enough so that athletes only come out after retiring. It has been easier for women. EDGE examines why and how the sports world is changing.

Navratilova’s Ex Sues for Palimony As ’Business’ Partner

By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Oct 7, 2009
Tony Layton, the former life partner of tennis champ Martina Navratilova, now says that she was Navratilova’s business partner as well, and deserves compensation for the eight years she devoted to the star athlete.

Martina Navratilova in Palimony Suit

By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Jun 24, 2009
The ex-wife of champion tennis player Martina Navratilova, 52, has dragged the sporting star to court in a palimony suit for a share of assets acquired while the two were still together.
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