A Canberra doctor has handed back her Order of Australia Medal in protest against the awarding of the nation’s highest honour to tennis great Margaret Court.
- Clara Tuck Meng Soo was awarded an OAM in 2016
- She is returning her award in protest against Margaret Court’s honour
- Dr Soo says Ms Court’s statements, actions promote discrimination
The decision to promote Ms Court from an Officer of the Order of Australia to a Companion has already come under fire from two state premiers and LGBT groups concerned about her past criticisms of same-sex marriage.
Ms Court, a minister in the Pentecostal Church, has been outspoken in her views against same-sex relationships and transgender people.
Clara Tuck Meng Soo has now written to…