sports

All of the Work, None of the Credit: Don’t Drop the Ball on the WNBA’s Activism

Women athletes are at the forefront of political activism. Read more »

Thanks To Sexism, We Still Need “A League of Their Own” 25 Years Later

Baseball may be the national pastime, but girls are still excluded from the game. Read more »

Not Your Belly, Not Your Business: On Serena Williams, Reproduction, and Athleticism

Invasions of Black women’s privacy are often supported by societal notions of Black women’s inability to feel pain in the same ways non-Black people do. Read more »

Sports ≠ Men’s Entertainment

Once I learned my body could tackle someone else’s at full speed, I began to really understand what it meant to have total ownership of myself, for no one but myself. Read more »

BitchTapes Super Bowl Sunday

I’ll try not to let my hearty anti-Patriots fervor affect this playlist of music from the regions participating in the Super Bowl this weekend.  Read more »

After FIFA Lifts Hijab Ban, Muslim Women Soccer Players Hit the Field

Tasneem Abu-Rob and Rand Albustanji, two of Jordan’s starters, became the first players to wear a hijab at a FIFA-sanctioned world tournament. Read more »

In Fox's "Pitch" Gender Essentialism Stars Alongside Every Sports Cliché in the Book

The best thing about Pitch is the charismatic protagonist Ginny Baker, played wonderfully by Kylie Bunbury, who approaches the role with an emotional nuance and subtlety that balances the show’s heavy-handed script.  Read more »

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