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Billie Jean King has spent much of her adult life fighting for gender equality and social causes.

The Hall of Famer is confident equal rights will flourish in the future because she believes in millennials.

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King, who attended the Golden Globes with friend Academy Award winner Emma Stone, who played the Grand Slam champion in the movie Battle of the Sexes points to the MeToo and Time's Up movements as cause for optimism for the future of social causes.



“The millennials are the greatest generation on inclusion—ever,” King told Access. “Because they’re big on inclusion. They don’t care where you’re from or what your religion. I’m telling you the millennials can change this world better and faster than anyone. And also technology makes a difference—you can mobilize people. Just meeting with the activist groups yesterday has awakened me to even fight harder and do more…

“We really need to stick together—this whole world does—all genders stick together and let’s move this ball forward."


 

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