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Quotation by Billie Jean King
Female athletes are stereotyped by the general population—and usually as homosexuals.
Billie Jean King (b. 1943), U.S. tennis player. Billie Jean, ch. 15 (1982).
Married and a tennis champion in the 1960s and 70s, King was revealed as a bisexual in 1981 when her former lover, Marilyn Barnett, sued her for "palimony."
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