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The official Twitter account of Billie Jean King.

1,560 Following   482,858 Followers   6,732 Tweets

Joined Twitter 4/26/09


Unstoppable. #NotoriousRBG https://t.co/cZG9FWwTrf
2/16
2019
@MaiselTV @AlexBorstein Happy birthday!“There never will be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws and elect lawmakers.” Happy birthda… https://t.co/7N6QbWtapj
2/15
2019
@MikeLupica @HarlanCoben @ilanakloss Today, actually. 😉The great adventure of this life is made all the more special because I’m spending it with you. I cherish each mome… https://t.co/7TRbCCzQEj @AthleteAlly @ATLHawks 👏One year ago, 17 students and teachers were murdered in Parkland, FL. The young survivors and their families have t… https://t.co/iBxNayJxdB
2/14
2019
@1pcornwell 🙋🏻‍♀️ @KJsRants @bradmeltzer Thank you for sharing this. Please tell her to dream big and go for it! Sally was a friend o… https://t.co/8DQHiDCJaNThis is great news! Now let’s focus on supporting @profastpitch, so more of the best college athletes can one day m… https://t.co/BM9CqZL37Q
2/13
2019
Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe were game-changers and trailblazers. It was an honor to be interviewed for this docum… https://t.co/gxXpfoWWSX @darrelplant @ChrisGriffith Thank you for sharing this with me. Your mother was a trailblazer for future generations.Access is vital to creating a more inclusive world. Thank you, ⁦@brielarson⁩, for leveraging your influence to ensu… https://t.co/zCKSUcaiAm @BBCSport @amazinlethi @BBCSounds Thank you, @amazinlethi, for helping to make sports more inclusive for LGBTQ athletes. @valenciajnma @marissasgalaxy @UCSanDiego Yes! Always dream big.
2/12
2019
You have to see it to be it. Share the history of women in science so more young girls see the field as a viable ca… https://t.co/DipuCAFPGMFair pay and respect. These are not big asks. I stand with Denver’s teachers because they deserve better.… https://t.co/BnT81PnJMZOne of the reasons I love I AM BILLIE JEAN KING by @bradmeltzer is because it helps teach kids about #inclusion &… https://t.co/HNg7ERXLEL
2/11
2019
Honored to receive the @FedCup Commitment Award from the great champion @_MaryPierce. #FedCup #grateful https://t.co/pxmQ6mPhq4 @bradmeltzer @ChrisEliopoulos Couldn’t love this book more. ❤️
2/10
2019
.@FedCup fun with the marvelous @MsGladysKnight. #FedCup https://t.co/bJCKb9hyDGHaving a wonderful time talking with the press about the incredible young tennis players I worked with yesterday, a… https://t.co/M9UMiF31k0What a thrill to be in Asheville for @FedCup and to work with the next generation of tennis players as part of the… https://t.co/aUKOEVKTv9
2/9
2019
Captain Rosemary Mariner was the first female fighter jet pilot in the #USNavy. She spent her life dismantling inst… https://t.co/5uJvkapU1C @ussoccer_wnt 👏 @jessmendoza @EdMylett Pressure is a privilege, my friend, and you’re handling it beautifully. Keep knocking down t… https://t.co/fjSlUN44HBThere’s nothing like a @DennysDiner breakfast. Or lunch. Or dinner. #favorite #dennys https://t.co/00jYUjOXbw
2/8
2019
Saddened to hear of the passing of baseball legend Frank Robinson. He played for the @Dodgers in 1972, and was the… https://t.co/mGZWBR3GXLBest wishes to Coach Kathy, #TeamUSATennis, and all the players competing in the @FedCup. What an honor it was to p… https://t.co/bv69BTRUl8Kathy Chabot and I didn’t win the National Girls Under 15 Doubles title this day. And yet I learned a lot that week… https://t.co/ITojtx0QnNLoving these new inclusive emojis: interracial and gender inclusive couples, people using wheelchairs, and more. Wh… https://t.co/WYUOB1Rjj8 @Dodgers Can’t wait for the new season!
2/7
2019
From a very young age, @serenawilliams’ and @Venuseswilliams’ talent was unmistakable. I love this page from… https://t.co/pZtT3Sp2NUIt’s National Girls & Women in Sports Day! Did you know that 96% of women in the C-suite played sports? Join the… https://t.co/6l1PCWXsru
2/6
2019
Wearing white to the #SOTU, the color suffragettes wore when they fought for women’s right to vote. Over 127 women… https://t.co/n5w0n2auZaIt’s officially here! I AM BILLIE JEAN KING written by @bradmeltzer and illustrated by @ChrisEliopoulos hits stores… https://t.co/Xgg75aXgT9 @KJsRants @bradmeltzer @EITMonline I hope they enjoy it!Happy 85th birthday to my friend, the Home Run King, Hank Aaron! ⚾️ #champion https://t.co/MXVRFJxTWh @bradmeltzer I love this book. I can’t wait for adults and kids to have it in their hands. Thank you, Brad and… https://t.co/X1CofnLIOnA progressive business that realizes an inclusive world is a beautiful world. Thank you, ⁦@Disney⁩. 🏳️‍🌈 https://t.co/uxim1kpi0l
2/5
2019
So very proud of my niece @larabeesays, who served as the Editor of this book. 👏 #proudauntie https://t.co/HiIBffBZDeOn what would have been her 106th birthday, the words of the courageous Rosa Parks are more important than ever: “… https://t.co/ocFjQqIYWrCongratulations to the ⁦@Patriots,⁩ champions of #SuperBowlLlll. Tom Brady and Coach Belichick are truly a dynasty,… https://t.co/6MwSD1vGCO @ChrisEliopoulos Love this! @bradmeltzer I can’t wait for everyone to have this book in their hands. You and @ChrisEliopoulos did an amazing job.Cheers to the first male cheerleaders in Super Bowl history! #EqualityForAll #SBLIII⁠ ⁠ https://t.co/f1iGBdIfk3
2/4
2019
Remembering the #GreensboroFour who sat down at a whites-only lunch counter in 1960 and inspired thousands to stand… https://t.co/N10dRbK9r3 @SHWeiss01 Wonderful! Thank you for sharing this with me. @kyleRok Check out https://t.co/EGMYAjfrrB and join us. @kjellbs Visit https://t.co/EXkIQgmr2H for more information.Working hard to save Theodore Roosevelt Park today! https://t.co/Ugo1eyzgc8Bravo! #EqualityForAll https://t.co/aO7Qswo16H
2/2
2019
@ChrisEliopoulos Your illustrations are incredible and so much fun!I’m so excited for you all to read @bradmeltzer and @ChrisEliopoulos’ I AM BILLIE JEAN KING. It comes out February… https://t.co/rfhEwlWdXW @lindseyvonn You are a true champion who never quit. Be well, Lindsey, and know that you have given your fans, and… https://t.co/tpoev5uMixNYC friends: Please join @MikeHillerEsq, @CandidateBill, @ESGEDNYC, and me tomorrow at 11:30am to Save our Park at… https://t.co/OvIwj2w4ISCheers to more love, more understanding, and more kindness. Thank you, ⁦@GovMurphy⁩. 🏳️‍🌈 #EqualityForAll https://t.co/IeQF9gf59IGreatly deserved. #BelieveSurvivors https://t.co/toEamS0SIJ
2/1
2019
@QueenOfTangy Remind her to dream big and always go for it!Happy birthday to the courageous Jackie Robinson, whose bravery changed the landscape of sports forever.… https://t.co/yXWAhtpDNWI loved to play at Lakewood CC, a public facility. I would hear stories of some of the tennis greats, including Ali… https://t.co/X7Dp5PvKR4Dream big and go for it! Way to go, Amy. Your skills and self-confidence will take you far. Thank you,… https://t.co/bYMkjehyxA @SarahEMcBride So sorry you had to endure this, Sarah. You’ve devoted your life to championing equality for all. Pl… https://t.co/JAJtHHBKa7What a thrill to spend time with former Secretary of State @madeleine this evening @NYHistory, where she discussed… https://t.co/lLVI76RL1I
1/31
2019
The horrifying attack on ⁦@JussieSmollett⁩ demonstrates that homophobia and bigotry continue to be global problems.… https://t.co/9G2Vfa3cH2The attention paid to what women wear to work is disturbing. A record number of women were elected to Congress, and… https://t.co/U9hSLiy4pg
1/30
2019
@WomensSportsFdn @scottpioli51 @AtlantaFalcons Thank you, @scottpioli51, for your commitment to fostering the devel… https://t.co/DV4VpBesoYThe racist, homophobic attack on @JussieSmollett reminds us that crimes targeting people for the color of their ski… https://t.co/Mq6ptoeAxLWe must keep moving forward in pursuit of a more fair and equitable world! #equality #equalpay https://t.co/TA1JkG8Y8o @MaiselTV I’ll be there!50 hours of free childcare a week, two months of paid paternity leave, and a commitment to infuse gender equality i… https://t.co/lUiHhgBFj4 @MaiselTV Congratulations. So richly deserved. Can’t wait for season 3! @bradmeltzer I cannot wait to see the final copy!
1/29
2019
Honor the lost lives of the Jewish, LGBTQ, and other targeted groups by remembering them today and everyday, and by… https://t.co/SIHiqvXW6HCheers to 40 years of #SundayMorning. This news program is my Sunday staple, and has introduced us to so many hidde… https://t.co/g3RYy9LeSFCongratulations to all the winners of the #AusOpen, from the Juniors division, to the Wheelchair division, Men’s an… https://t.co/wga0StTT3H @JeanieBuss @hughhefner @LakersTweets_ @Lakers @Playboy What a wonderful tribute to your father. We are thinking of you today. ❤️Congratulations to the 7x #AusOpen champ, @DjokerNole. Absolutely incredible! #AusOpenFinal https://t.co/noY8YNqhoZ
1/27
2019
Thank you, @NYGovCuomo, and all those who worked tirelessly to pass #GENDA and to ban the damaging practice of conv… https://t.co/RRPGaDuNYb @NHLonNBCSports @KendallCoyne Like lightening! @JulieFoudy Fantastic! @Petra_Kvitova You fought valiantly and should be incredibly proud of yourself. Well done!Congratulations to the 2x Grand Slam champion, @Naomi_Osaka_! Your future is so bright, and your talent, drive, and… https://t.co/BeuGS6ynuH
1/26
2019
A stunning cover with some of the most talented, hard-working people in the industry! https://t.co/VOxfKQXTMpOur true power lies in our right to vote. https://t.co/B2Ugk9QENFCheers to Joe Kelly and the rest of the @Dodgers organization for inviting firefighters to batting practice. My fat… https://t.co/wJcqiI0MUt
1/25
2019
@kylebuchanan Bravo, Hannah!Thank you, Lucas Pouille. #HeForShe #EqualityForAll https://t.co/OkuGjuFjraCongratulations to Mariano Rivera on making history! #HOF2019 https://t.co/HbEwaWU5Du
1/23
2019
Happy to hear a resolution has emerged to end the L.A. teachers strike. My teachers, including Mr. Bamrick, had a h… https://t.co/W2cdOghZ5mCongratulations to @Betsywest, @FilmmakerJulie, and the rest of the talented people associated with #RBGMovie on th… https://t.co/YDHK4p99r9Welcome to #WTT, @carlossilva! https://t.co/z2x9uG5xEZThe words of a young @StefTsitsipas demonstrate why I tell young people to dream big and go for it. Just look at hi… https://t.co/8KoFUm1GmS
1/22
2019
25 years ago today, Robert Kraft became the owner of the ⁦@Patriots⁩ and the ⁦@NFL⁩ was forever changed for the bet… https://t.co/7NpKP1VqnG“The time is always right to do what is right.” ~ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. #MLKDay @MagicJohnson @cjbycookie Happiest of birthdays to you, @cjbycookie!
1/21
2019
Integrity is more important than winning, and demonstrating it does not make you weak. It makes you an honorable an… https://t.co/C3d6cYfyxj
1/20
2019
Thank you, @serenawilliams and @Venuseswilliams, for paying it forward. 🎾❤️ https://t.co/3IPUWWc3UT @WTA @Naomi_Osaka_ 👏 @CSM_LeadDog @LPGA @Aon_plc @Forbes @DaveMingey @Blake_Lawrence @opendorse @WISENYC @CSM_Worldwide @damonhackGC @LizetteSalas5 Wonderful!
1/19
2019

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