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The official Twitter account of Billie Jean King.

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Joined Twitter 4/26/09


I’m so excited for the @WomensSportsFdn’s 39th Annual Salute to Women in Sports tonight! If you can’t be there in… https://t.co/u0ghyo53Vl50 years ago today, Tommie Smith and John Carlos showed the world that actions do speak louder than words.… https://t.co/p232tY00gQ
Retweeted by Billie Jean King
10/17
2018
Happy birthday, @Naomi_Osaka_ ! Looking forward to seeing you @WTAFinalsSG. https://t.co/9aV0uRVAXwSo great to share the stage with @hodakotb at the @WomensSportsFdn’s Athlete’s Leadership Connection. #WSFALC https://t.co/8UWxspv4kw
10/16
2018
So much has changed in 1 year, and yet there is still so much work to do. Survivors, both women and men, keep shari… https://t.co/BrJ3xCxhXQ
10/15
2018
Congratulations to @taylorswift13 on becoming the most awarded female artist in @AMAs history. Her talent is undeni… https://t.co/CLGjChWlpK
10/13
2018
It was great to see my good friend Shellie Pfohl at the @WFColorado luncheon. She is leading the charge against phy… https://t.co/CfjQENPoHG
10/12
2018
Such a powerful message of hope for all the young change-makers throughout the world. #DayofTheGirl #sisterhood https://t.co/0xGAzuD5yIAt work. At home. At school. In the C Suite. In government. In every corner of the globe. Equality for all.… https://t.co/Tl1r2qOnxo
10/11
2018
@ehernandez @denverpost Really enjoyed talking with you today!Such a treat to talk with the incredible people at the @WFColorado. I loved seeing all 3,000+ of you. Keep learning… https://t.co/ZYrWaTHApo
10/10
2018
Caring for your eyes can allow you to dream big & achieve anything. Celebrate #RaiseYourGlasses with @PearleVisionhttps://t.co/A2mVQn2CpJCongratulations, @drewbrees! What a champion. 🏈 https://t.co/OkFXnJVuTv8 more wins to go! #Dodgers #NLCS https://t.co/eIQ1xEFyWP
10/9
2018
@jessmendoza Hope you love them as much as I do!
10/8
2018
A true privilege to be honored with the @AthleteAlly Action Award tonight, together with @jemelehill and Shawn Gate… https://t.co/ThbI8COnXiThank you, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, for your courage in sharing your truth, which has given so many others the st… https://t.co/1GcWC7w0MS
10/7
2018
We’re ready for Game 2. Are you? ⚾️#Dodgers #NLDS https://t.co/SHIxAGNURX
10/6
2018
Congratulations to both the @Lakers on their first-ever Pride Night, and to @jasoncollins98 for his important work… https://t.co/GlH7VgkKIBSo fortunate to spend time with the legendary Sandy Koufax tonight. ⚾️#Dodgers https://t.co/1waWpw8wEkNo place else I would rather be tonight. Let’s go, @Dodgers! ⚾️ https://t.co/ZuYxHb3Xdy
10/5
2018
Cheers to⁦ ⁦@JeffBezos⁩ on raising the minimum wage for ⁦@amazon⁩ and Whole Foods employees. A living wage is neede… https://t.co/n8bEZhJsX6
10/2
2018
Go, @Dodgers! ⚾️ #champions https://t.co/az92wNusnNCheers to California on becoming the first state in the U.S. to make it law for publicly traded companies to have a… https://t.co/SQEBfVuN7A
10/1
2018
Reconnecting with Emma at the premiere of @the_favourite tonight. https://t.co/XkMrehBe3e
9/29
2018
Thank you, 1600 male allies. We appreciate you. We need you, and many more of you, to #BelieveSurvivors. https://t.co/PZXsJtJ2AXDr. Christine Blasey-Ford is brave and credible. Thanks to her, other victims of sexual assault will come forward.… https://t.co/ikNoldzBG5
9/27
2018
I’m at @amhistorymuseum tonight to receive the Great Americans medal, recognizing lifetime contributions that embo… https://t.co/xJhzJpPE8j
9/25
2018
@salrasa Thank you.1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys will be the victim of sexual abuse by age 18. Very few of these kids will report, & th… https://t.co/7BSzRjYI9O
9/24
2018
The first of many selfies in Dodger Stadium. Thanks for being a good sport, Mark Walter. https://t.co/uKLOXm2DHm @Dodgers @ilanakloss Thank you! We are thrilled to join such an incredible organization.
9/22
2018
Thank you to @KingJames, for recognizing that what Serena is fighting for is “bigger than the match.”… https://t.co/NTNfWOAp2j
9/21
2018
What an honor it is to be part of an⁩ organization with such a strong commitment to equality and inclusion. Let’s g… https://t.co/MEOr6ygbdP @amightygirl @WomensSportsFdn Keep working hard to achieve your goals, Mighty Girls! @EvanHandler Bill is a friend of mine who watched the Battle of the Sexes in person, took this photo, and shared it with me.Ask for the raise. Go for the promotion. And never let anyone tell you that your dreams are impossible. 45 years ag… https://t.co/rLZmBEn4hf
9/20
2018
@Benioff Congratulations! @TIME couldn’t have asked for more inspired, inclusive, and forward-thinking stewards.
9/17
2018
Thank you to the many men sharing support for Christine Blasey Ford. We need you, and millions more like you, to #BelieveWomen. #MeToo
9/16
2018
@dmtennis56 @Naomi_Osaka_ https://t.co/DD8BIWQIJaThe future of girls’ tennis is brighter because of champions like @Naomi_Osaka_. Join us in doing everything you ca… https://t.co/Ti930926pW“In a study conducted on job applicants, researchers found that expressing anger benefitted men by increasing their… https://t.co/CF9uTSVrTu
9/14
2018
We voted! Did you? #VoteNYC #NYPrimary #iVoted https://t.co/igBz3Wmm2Q
9/13
2018
.@cbs This is your moment. It’s time to act. #TimesUp https://t.co/ud5e9pRst7
9/12
2018
Wonderful to talk with the brilliant @camanpour today. You can watch my full interview with her on @AmanpourCoPBS a… https://t.co/xcbnEEhTUV
9/11
2018
@WomensSportsFdn @serenawilliams @Naomi_Osaka_ @usopen @usta Yes to this!Twinning and winning. #AM4BJK #CreatorsUnite #usopen https://t.co/x9iyL4NQ3O @camanpour @cnni @PBS @hari @AliciaMenendez @WalterIsaacson @MichelMcQMartin @NancyPelosi @KellyannePolls @Lagarde Can’t wait to watch!Congratulations to @DjokerNole on a fantastic @usopen Men’s Final! So very proud of all the winners @Bryanbrothers,… https://t.co/00A05LDBL8
9/10
2018
Here’s something I wrote for ⁦@washingtonpost⁩. I hope you’ll take a read. https://t.co/2sVDwtlDBu(2/2) When a woman is emotional, she’s “hysterical” and she’s penalized for it. When a man does the same, he’s “out… https://t.co/oFv3MsVYJs(1/2) Several things went very wrong during the @usopen Women’s Finals today. Coaching on every point should be all… https://t.co/msekQs5rrG
9/9
2018
Congratulations on winning the 2018 @usopen, @naomi_osaka_. This win is just the beginning of a bright future. Tenn… https://t.co/ee1RJhHSVlYou never know who you might bump into in the elevator @usopen. Great to see you, @Trevornoah and @jon_wertheim. https://t.co/6UFaaqYXfYLooking forward to watching a fantastic women’s final @usopen today. And tomorrow, for the second time in history,… https://t.co/cbZFwFUwFGThe @BJKLInitiative is so very fortunate to have had our 5th annual symposium conversation led by @camanpour. Thank… https://t.co/SnsbOH0Bif @DollyChugh Thank you for writing this impactful and necessary book that shows how all of us can turn good intentio… https://t.co/1ux8bEuWlH @theresey2012 @BJKLInitiative @RobinRoberts @ilanakloss @chloearnold @SyncLadies Thank you for your tireless dedica… https://t.co/qtR96WDO7d @RobinRoberts @BJKLInitiative Thank you for using your voice to continually shine the light on the importance of LG… https://t.co/MgTu4iQIev @RobertIger @RobinRoberts @camanpour Thank you for making diversity, inclusion, gender equity, and pay parity prior… https://t.co/lj9YjcVyB1
9/8
2018
What a night! Thank you to the @BJKLInitiative Inspiring Leader Award winners, @RobinRoberts & @RobertIger, to… https://t.co/u7iUOC8YiRCheers to India’s Supreme Court on scrapping #Section377. A society is stronger when all people are free to be thei… https://t.co/3faXdymd2d
9/7
2018
Cheers to the @wsl for their commitment to gender pay equality. Progress is happening! #equalpay https://t.co/ce0YgGDwJU.@Naomi_Osaka_ I’m terribly sorry you were teased for crying following your @usopen victory. Never, ever be afraid… https://t.co/LGeGWR6BM4 @UMass1979 @NYHistory Thank you for sharing this with me. @Benioff @Forbes Greatly deserved!This fall, I turn 75 years young. I am honored to be the subject of a special exhibition ⁦@NYHistory⁩. It opens 10/… https://t.co/9zg2GahiYX
9/5
2018
I had a great time talking with @JeffreyBrown about athlete activism on @NewsHour. #speakup https://t.co/poYrIPTXAzGetting ready to watch @RBGmovie for the second time on @CNN at 9pm tonight. Looking forward to learning even more… https://t.co/D1o8iTv81D
9/4
2018
Today we celebrate the American labor movement. Thank you to all who have dedicated time & effort toward making saf… https://t.co/1FJG6yiqig
9/3
2018
The tennis family is sad to hear of the passing of Lucy Hopman at the age of 98. An amazing life dedicated to promo… https://t.co/K3SzGgjbJL
Retweeted by Billie Jean KingWhat an evening @TheBandsVisit. Go see these Tony award-winning artists! #SaturdayNight https://t.co/IlQRJRsjEQ
9/2
2018
Among many eloquent words spoken today at John McCain’s funeral, @BarackObama said that no matter their differences… https://t.co/RtUNsMxW2o
9/1
2018
Thanks to all who came to the @usopen earlier this week to have their shoes “BJK’d.” Maybe I should have pursued gr… https://t.co/A3XMqCfy32
8/31
2018
This is why I’ve partnered with @adidastennis - to keep girls in sports. We’re here to create change. Spread the wo… https://t.co/EWNh34i8xi
8/30
2018
This rule is outdated and impractical. We are here to create change with ⁦@adidastennis⁩. #CreatorsUnite https://t.co/3C7iEb0dwq
8/29
2018
In the 1970s, I began fighting for a place in women's sports, and I’m not done yet. Today only 29% of girls continu… https://t.co/DDmtsVDpfeThank you, @andy_murray. #HereToCreateChange #HeForShe https://t.co/tC6ZEZB0tXI hope you love your @adidas AM4BJK shoes as much as I love mine, @kelly_clarkson. Such an incredible first day… https://t.co/THEc3ORr7x
8/28
2018
@adidastennis So incredibly proud to partner with you on this important initiative.Let’s rally around girls’ athletics. I’m proud to partner with @adidastennis to shine the light on women in sports.… https://t.co/kJYmekEFfdThank you, @CaroWozniacki and @GarbiMuguruza, for supporting this important effort. #StrongerTogether https://t.co/2ex1XxONxR
8/27
2018
@KelseyOAnderson @WomensSportsFdn @julialangue @TheSliceTweets @Daniellesgolf @aysworld @RaquelPedraza98https://t.co/4oszogSSEQJoin me at 3:30pm tomorrow at the @adidas store at the @usopen. Snap a selfie with me and BJK your shoes!… https://t.co/zZKSIIuAPHAugust 26 commemorates the ratification of the 19th amendment, which gave women the right to vote. Cheers to those… https://t.co/HE9WmoV5WWI am so excited to have my new AM4BJK sneakers from @adidas. Inspired by those I wore in the Battle of the Sexes, y… https://t.co/Nc6BeO0VUnJohn McCain was an American hero, a patriot, and a maverick unafraid to voice his truth. He served our country vali… https://t.co/tThKtFmvFF
8/26
2018
I caught up with ⁦@AngeliqueKerber⁩ and ⁦@wwd⁩ to discuss ways to keep girls playing sports, in partnership with ⁦… https://t.co/oNPdoUC28V @NancyLieberman @thebig3 @icecube @CuttinosLife @Corey_Maggette @iambigbaby11 @QRich @XavierSilas Incredible achievement! Congratulations!The policing of women’s bodies must end. The “respect” that’s needed is for the exceptional talent ⁦@serenawilliams… https://t.co/oFUGZkql3t @patricktbn @adidas Details in the article. 🙂 @AVoice4Animals1 @adidas @RoarForJess You are so strong and brave, Jess. Keep fighting!
8/25
2018
These shoes are inspired by those I wore in the Battle of the Sexes 45 years ago. ⁦@adidas⁩ and I want us all to re… https://t.co/6gfQvPmr79I’m ready for the ⁦@usopen⁩! Listen to my interview with ⁦@sflinko⁩ to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Open Tenni… https://t.co/JDnLp3UlXe
8/24
2018
.@BetoORourke has perfectly stated the true intent of NFL players who take the knee. Watch and listen. #equalitynow https://t.co/4vFkwoAlvwWomen in positions of privilege and power must step up to amplify the voices and experiences of the marginalized. I… https://t.co/XoSsYif0JZ
8/22
2018
NYC friends, tune in to @PBS on 8/23 at 8pm and watch “Treasures of New York: US Open,” where I’ll share my thought… https://t.co/PUGpB7JoKj
8/21
2018
Thank you to all who work tirelessly in support of the @BJKLInitiative. Together, we can achieve more diverse, equi… https://t.co/var5AI4SAs @JFredSidhu @USTAGirlsNatls @BStoneKUSI @DerekNBCSD @KUSISports @RosieCasals A wonderful tournament. So happy to be there. 🙂Cheers to ⁦@StephenCurry30⁩ for supporting girls’ basketball and inspiring the next generation of young players to… https://t.co/7jFskbmPC6
8/17
2018

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