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The official Twitter account of Billie Jean King.

1,664 Following   487,212 Followers   7,065 Tweets

Joined Twitter 4/26/09


Thank you, @ChrissieEvert, for your commitment to inspiring young people in Philadelphia. You have to see it to be… https://t.co/vouXADMhvY @PhillyFreedoms @ChrissieEvert @PHLVisitorCntr @usta ❤️The #WNBA season starts Friday. Good luck to the @LA_Sparks and the other teams too. I’ll be watching! #GoSparkshttps://t.co/Uig3OprabiCrippling student loan debt disproportionately affects the African-American community. Thank you, @RFS_Vista, for t… https://t.co/tvDXBULCiaCheers to you, @BillyMonger! So very proud of your focus, determination, and positivity! #champion https://t.co/9tFGAUi6XsWhat an important, impactful story. Thank you, ⁦@60Minutes⁩ and ⁦@jon_wertheim⁩, for sharing it with us.… https://t.co/kgyq8rjDhG
5/20
2019
Happiest of anniversaries to a truly lovely couple. https://t.co/Ts2TEzGFIg
5/19
2019
This is where @ilanakloss and I will be on June 12. @BrunoMars is performing. We would love for you to join us! Vis… https://t.co/9gABbwYpB6This looks incredibly impactful and I’m looking forward to watching it tomorrow. #EqualityForAll https://t.co/2KvhhySWitBravo, @alyssaschukar, for sharing this inspiring story and the breathtaking photography with the world. https://t.co/i59XdNMO2C
5/18
2019
Equality is something we must work toward every single day. Love one another. ❤️🏳️‍🌈 #IDAHOBIT #IDAHOT https://t.co/ve6V0fiESbHistory made! The #EqualityAct now moves on to the Senate. Thank you to all those who worked tirelessly to make tod… https://t.co/LVbsRSuFtAThe House of Representatives is set to vote today on the #EqualityAct. Tell your Representatives to do the right th… https://t.co/9avEPqwEcWMy parents were a team. My dad helped with housework, which helped make their marriage successful. They were loving… https://t.co/fPBsRwpWb8Congratulations Nona and Barbara on receiving the 2019 Action Maverick Award #Streb https://t.co/ukw6QRLogX
5/17
2019
What a tremendous honor. Congratulations, @andy_murray! https://t.co/qB10UWW8mM @nwlc This is so important. We need everyone to support the Equality Act.How special it was to stand beside John Newcombe, as we won the singles titles at the U.S. Nationals in 1967. The O… https://t.co/WQo35zNHjG @TIMESUPNOW @TessaThompson_x 👏The #EqualityAct is compatible with women’s sports, so let’s come together to strengthen civil rights for the LGBTQ… https://t.co/nsvMshGBjdPeople of color are often profiled in places like shopping malls. Some law enforcement agencies take gender-based v… https://t.co/WLMWUgUsy1The #EqualityAct will fight discrimination that threatens people's health, safety, and livelihoods. Millions have l… https://t.co/lwADXyol31The #EqualityAct & #TitleIX share the same ideal: that a person’s gender shouldn’t limit their opportunities & that… https://t.co/2Y15bAx9BpIt’s important to talk about the debate happening around the #EqualityAct. Opponents of equality are using us to di… https://t.co/ryjSTNJJqjIt’s an honor and a privilege to have the Billie Jean King Youth Leadership Award included among those given out du… https://t.co/4ItGWBwoay
5/16
2019
Congratulations, Cathy Engelbert, on your new role as #WNBA Commissioner. The league and its fans will benefit trem… https://t.co/cld48eMXclHistory has been made at #NASA once again. You have to see it to be it! #Trailblazers #WomenInSTEM https://t.co/HR4Q56tOaQGood morning, @BTS_twt! 👏#BTSonGMA #bigfan #ARMY https://t.co/V8i5AZnLBMCheers to this educator, and all others who teach students about voting. Every child should grow up recognizing the… https://t.co/s5FrXsYCQ7
5/15
2019
It is long past time to add federal protections for LGBTQ Americans to U.S. civil rights laws. Let’s get this done.… https://t.co/2SpSUAMp2J
5/14
2019
Best wishes for a speedy recovery to the resilient President Jimmy Carter. Sending healing thoughts and prayers your way.It takes #courage and it takes #leadership. #ItTakesWTA @WTA https://t.co/hqa9T2UQD9 @CarliLloyd Age is just a number. Nothing more. Well done. 👏
5/13
2019
@JudyMurray @PhillyFreedoms @jamie_murray Happy U.S. Mother’s Day, my friend!I would call my mother “The Saint.” Betty Moffitt was the backbone of our family, and supported Randy and me in imm… https://t.co/sfWmXrei49
5/12
2019
Absolutely wonderful. It’s never too late to achieve your dreams. #goforit https://t.co/PfBfd0VwXJ
5/11
2019
Thank you, Adam Silver, for continuing to place the @NBA at the forefront of the diversity and inclusion movement i… https://t.co/TVtyMQ8Gt9Congratulations, @NicolleDWallace, on two years of @DeadlineWH. Your insights, focus, and intelligence keep us info… https://t.co/5lo8TvyEY8This can be achieved if 50% of candidates are women and 50% men. Addressing implicit bias is vital to the hiring of… https://t.co/NFSs1JT3TY
5/10
2019
Congratulations to Deborah Dugan, the Grammy Awards’ first female President/CEO! #WomenWhoLead https://t.co/gtupwt7Yc7Girls: You do not have to choose between being feminine and athletic. You can be both! I wore dresses as a child, b… https://t.co/9APKv2BxdGOur deepest condolences to the family of @Phillies Chairman, David Montgomery. Well-respected, smart, hard-working,… https://t.co/CMt52CtSgU
5/9
2019
I had two favorite teachers at Poly High: Mr. Mays (Glee Club, 9th grade) & Mrs. Johnson (P.E., 12th grade). Mr. Ma… https://t.co/s0XRhwQflmSo much fun to see Yoongi from @bts_bighit enjoying the @Dodgers game last night! #bigfan https://t.co/C6kBbKHGzR @Dodgers So great!Resilience is one of the keys to success in life. My friend Debra Hubbard shares wonderful strategies for overcomin… https://t.co/j9C9RXioWZ
5/8
2019
Experienced, tenacious, and thorough. Congratulations to @mitchellreports on her Freedom of the Press award from… https://t.co/bfMzayxLp5I learned the art of public speaking from my 6th grade teacher, Mr. Bamrick. He taught me to believe in myself, & g… https://t.co/mdxPqUvflo @HilaryKnight @WomensSportsFdn @ChevroletFC 👏A day to remember, always. ❤️🎾 https://t.co/Gy1khpsDSp
5/7
2019
For the first time in history, women are anchoring ⁦@CBSNews⁩ morning and evening newscasts. Congratulations to ⁦… https://t.co/w1ZKdDEpldCongratulations to Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan on the birthday of their son. What a lucky baby to grow up with… https://t.co/m4z2eihfGrStaying healthy, fit, and active is important to me. Thank you to all the nurses who work hard every day to ensure… https://t.co/Er2IavhG1B
5/6
2019
Congratulations, @TaylorTownsend! What a weekend for the @PhillyFreedoms! #champions https://t.co/uraHWDRG2IWell done, @jimchardy and @fabmartin86! @PhillyFreedoms #champions 🎾🏆🏆 https://t.co/KQD6vbafEi @WSeriesRacing @JamieChadwick55 Congratulations! Wishing you all the best!It was a special night at the Washington Tennis and Education annual fundraiser in DC. 🎾 https://t.co/M4YtwkG5Fh
5/5
2019
a special night #leading from the heart https://t.co/OgTneTUtX9My father was a firefighter. Each day when he went to work, my mother, brother, and I worried he wouldn’t come home… https://t.co/OTDakOqKcr
5/4
2019
Advocating for a sustainable future for women’s sports is the responsibility of all people, not just women. When fe… https://t.co/3oi0n7rFjnCongratulations to the @ejaf on this coveted award, and thank you to all those who give tirelessly toward ending AI… https://t.co/GkuZIIiZpL
5/3
2019
Never forget. #HolocaustRemembranceDay https://t.co/4dawSiYU5S @HilaryKnight @BauerHockey With you always! @HilaryKnight 💪🏼 @USWNT Can’t wait! Go for 4! 💪🏼🏆⚽️ @MagicJohnson @Dodgers @Cody_Bellinger Congratulations, @Cody_Bellinger! 🧢👏Female athletes deserve to live the life they envisioned as kids: playing the sport they love, and making a living… https://t.co/xgCwGgA58TExude confidence. Believe in yourself. And go for it. 💪🏼🎾 📷: Globe Photos #ThrowbackThursday https://t.co/A46cj8Q0shThank you, @Imaginedragons, for using your platform to speak out against conversion therapy. 34 states have no laws… https://t.co/d9HZGIlqCm
5/2
2019
Thank you, Suzie Glazer Burt, for setting an example for us all to invest in and support women’s sports. Your gift… https://t.co/JJU7s4R0RR @AbbyWambach @caster800m We support Caster’s response to the ruling, whatever that might be, and we continue to cal… https://t.co/KNbGmWUjyDI am disappointed by today’s decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sports, which will prevent Caster Semenya fro… https://t.co/jWbVftzeD4We cannot achieve true equality without the passage of the #ERA. Thank you to all who fought tirelessly to secure t… https://t.co/1kgkLr0Ejr
5/1
2019
Our dog Lucy was a total ham. When I took out the camera, she would immediately sit and pose, as she’s doing here a… https://t.co/Uq7we2y4DBI first met @Venuseswilliams and @serenawilliams 31 years ago today, on April 30, 1988, at a Domino’s Pizza… https://t.co/4reSABe4Eu @SloaneStephens @JozyAltidore Congratulations! Wonderful news! @PattyArquette With you in spirit! #ERANowWhat a night at the New York Pops 36th Birthday Gala, which paid tribute to my friend, Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award… https://t.co/v2ga2OSttq
4/30
2019
Living an authentic life takes strength and courage. There’s nothing you can’t accomplish now, Matthew Easton! 👏… https://t.co/TaFgKJCfcRWomen’s issues are for everyone. Looking forward to supporting @supermajority and joining with women and their alli… https://t.co/8W0hsqES6b @JudyMurray @WaterstonesABDN @ChattoBooks Love it!
4/29
2019
@PhillyFreedoms @TaylorTownsend @asiamuhammad @ITF_Tennis Congratulations!Congratulations to ⁦⁦⁦@ANNELAMOTT⁩ and Neal Allen. Best wishes for many years of love and laughter. https://t.co/0xUy7rgFik
4/28
2019
@jakebain17 Wonderful!The ashes of my dear friend, Bud Collins, were laid to rest today in Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, MA. Love y… https://t.co/7YGpKnv23tTaped to a cabinet door in my home. Remembering the life and legacy of Coretta Scott King, born on this day in 1927… https://t.co/tAdeqqZ8KN
4/27
2019
@carlossilva @bostonmarathon 👏My wise mother once gave me this bit of excellent advice: “Keep moving or it’s over.” Cheers to staying fit and act… https://t.co/LCjosWrtjaBest seat in the house. 😉 #officespace #friday https://t.co/WLTxsWFtlo @USTAMS_Tennis @bradmeltzer @ChrisEliopoulos Just wonderful! Keep reading!
4/26
2019
Congratulations to @mitchellreports on your Lifetime Achievement Award from Washington Women in Journalism and to… https://t.co/HyHHF6hYiBWomen will soon hold 6 of 11 seats on @GM’s Board of Directors. True equality at the highest level! #EqualityForAll https://t.co/UMQQO4wyf7Congratulations to ⁦@eperkins79_ITA⁩, COO of ⁦@ITA_Tennis⁩ and successful Division I head coach, who has been named… https://t.co/1ZERO2ZB0G
4/25
2019
LGBTQ youth are 120% more likely to be homeless than non-LGBTQ youth. The top cause of homelessness is family rejec… https://t.co/a9AoDaBKWpThe nation’s 1st Presidential Forum created for women of color by women of color is today in Houston. Congratulatio… https://t.co/kHRnGn4QE7
4/24
2019
Young people have tremendous power to change the world when they vote! #YourVoteMatters https://t.co/qfBItTkbmSHere’s to the transformative power of reading on this day and every day. #WorldBookDay https://t.co/36c3YDoh5z
4/23
2019
The financial services industry won't reach 30% of women in executive positions until 2048. Great meeting w/Varde P… https://t.co/BQcLn7RFwzExciting news and such a step forward for women’s team sports. Looking forward to watching ⁦@WNBA⁩ games on ⁦… https://t.co/ACoG1b1x5f @bookauthority @ValerieJarrett Congratulations!
4/22
2019

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