Tennis champ Martina Navratilova tweets, then deletes: If you have a…you can’t compete as a woman

    Updated: December 21, 2018 at 7:50 pm EST  See Comments

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    December 21, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Legendary tennis star Martina Navratilova, an outspoken lesbian and feminist, stunned some members of the LGBT world when she pointed out that men should not be able to compete as women.  

    Commenting via Twitter on a BBC article that asked if “transgender women” are really a threat to women’s sports, Navratilova was at first adamant that men should compete with men, and women should compete with women, no matter what “gender identity” they might declare.

    “Clearly that can’t be right,” the tennis legend tweeted. “You can’t just proclaim yourself a female and be able to compete against women. There must be some standards, and having a penis and competing as a woman would not fit that standard … ”

    Navratilova’s boldly stated tweet, which went up Wednesday, vanished without explanation by early Friday morning.  

    The sports icon who stood her ground for nearly two days when challenged about her claim either had a sudden change of mind or was perhaps pressured by LGBT forces with whom she normally aligns seamlessly.  

    Before the tweet disappeared, Navratilova remained firm as she replied to a transgender sports enthusiast who asked her to look into the

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