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From the Archive: Court predicts gays will end Xmas

Margaret Court has returned serve to a Perth tennis club that has voted to dump her as vice-patron and claimed same-sex marriage will kill Xmas. (Ok – she said Christmas but we think too many people take the X out of Xmas.) Despite her self-proclaimed status as a prophet, Margaret Court is no Nostradamus. In …

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1990: Margaret Court, too many lesbian tennis players

In 1990, newspapers reported on soon-to-be Pastor Margaret Court’s complaints about lesbian tennis players. She recycled the same grievances during Australia’s marriage equality debate in 2017. Another snippet of queercentric news from Australian media history. Margaret Court Former world No 1 tennis player Margaret Court studied to become a minister after retiring from the sport …

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‘F*ck Margaret Court’ chant pisses off snowflakes

Right-wing snowflakes responded with confected outrage after American musician Phoebe Bridgers led a ‘F*ck Margaret Court’ chant during a concert at Margaret Court Arena. *Sorry about the tennis balls over Phoebe’s nipples. But gotta beware the Facebook algorithm. Original image below. Phoebe Bridgers performed to a mainly young female capacity crowd on Wednesday night. Phoebe …

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PM responds to Scott Morrison’s sermon at Margaret Court church

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has delivered a scathing response to Scott Morrison’s “astonishing” anti-government sermon at Margaret Court’s church. Scott Morrison addressed Court’s Victory Life Church in Perth on Sunday, as a guest of the WA tennis legend. In the 50-minute sermon, former Prime Minister discussed mental illness, criticised so-called “identity politics” on the basis …

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Casey Dellacqua has a great response to Margaret Court’s comments

Tennis champ Casey Dellacqua has said she’s always felt “love and support” from her tennis community, despite sport legend Margaret Court’s infamous public spray against her rainbow family. Dellacqua, who has three children with wife Amanda, spoke of her experiences in the sport at an LGBTIQ forum Open4All at the Australian Open in Melbourne on …

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Church leader returns award and slams Margaret Court’s ‘bad theology’

Victorian faith leader Reverend Alistair Mcrae says he wants to return his Order of Australia to protest Margaret Court’s “bad theology”. In Tuesday’s Australia Day awards, the tennis champ-turned-pastor was elevated from an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) to a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) for her tennis achievements. Now Reverend …

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Kerry O’Brien rejects Australia Day honour to protest Margaret Court

Veteran journalist Kerry O’Brien has rejected an Australia Day award to protest the controversial decision to give Margaret Court Australia’s highest honour. On Tuesday, the tennis champ turned Perth pastor is receiving a Companion (AC) of the Order of Australia for her service to tennis. But after Court’s top Australia Day gong leaked on Friday …

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Doctor returns Order of Australia to protest Court honour

Canberra’s Doctor Clara Tuck Meng Soo, yesterday wrote to the Governor-General, returning her Order of Australia Medal. Dr Soo took the step to protest Margaret Court receiving a second, higher Order of Australia. Dr Soo wrote that the Council for the Order of Australia sent the wrong message by again honouring Margaret Court. “By giving …

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Margaret Court is getting a top Australia Day Honour and people have thoughts

Tennis legend turned homophobic pastor Margaret Court is getting a top Australia Day Honour this year and it’s sparked intense backlash. Court is set to be promoted to a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) next Tuesday. She was named an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in 2007 for her tennis achievements. …

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President: God purifies our air! Now he’s dead from COVID-19

President Pierre Nkurunziza promised the citizens of Burundi recently that he negotiated divine protection from the pandemic for the country. Nkurunziza was both murderous despot and born-again Christian. His wife is an ordained minister. She visited Australia last year for the opening of a consulate at Margaret Court’s church. Now, his wife is recovering, and …

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