Ahn Hyun-mo, who recently made headlines with news of her divorce from Rhymer, shared her sentiments in a composed manner that hinted at a more relaxed state of mind.
Navratilova Condemns Derogatory Remarks by Trans Star
In a recent development, former Czech-American tennis player Martina Navratilova has once again found herself in the spotlight, this time for voicing her dissatisfaction with controversial comments made by Hunter Schafer, a trans star featured in the upcoming ‘Hunger Games’ movie.
Schafer took to social media, expressing opinions on gender and its perceived influence by stating that it revolves around the notion of being utilized by men. Reacting strongly to these remarks, Navratilova responded with a succinct “Yikes…” and expressed her disappointment at what she perceived as a demeaning view of women. Schafer further made provocative statements, including the admission that the idea of being consumed used to arouse them and making controversial assertions about the fetishization of rape by both men and women.
These remarks did not sit well with the 18-time Grand Slam title champion, known for her bold and outspoken nature. Navratilova conveyed her extreme disgust over these contentious comments.
Navratilova’s Stance on Trans Women in Tennis
Martina Navratilova has been consistent in her stance against the inclusion of trans women in the women’s category of tennis. Despite being an advocate for gay rights since coming out in 1981, the 67-year-old retired tennis player vehemently opposes the idea of trans women competing in the same category as women. She argues that trans women may possess an unfair advantage over their cisgender counterparts, expressing a reluctance to face trans women during her playing days.
Despite facing widespread backlash and criticism for her stance on this sensitive issue, the 18-time Grand Slam title champion remains steadfast, regularly expressing her opinions on social media platforms.