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Woman, Fighter: Fallon Fox on Being the World’s First Openly Transgender Mixed Martial Artist

Fallon Fox is the world’s first openly transgender mixed martial artist.  Read more »

Serena and Venus Williams' Powerful Protest Against Racist Tennis Culture

The past year saw numerous displays of political protest at in professional athletics.  Read more »

Katy Perry's Extremely Straight Performance of "I Kissed a Girl" at the Super Bowl

Listen, I don’t expect much from Super Bowl halftime shows. Read more »

It Makes Sense that the Super Bowl Ended in a Fight.

With 20 seconds left in the NFL season, multiple players got into a brawl on the field. The last few seconds of the Super Bowl were a sadly fitting end to a messy... Read more »

For the Super Bowl, Two Ads Take Aim at Domestic Violence in the NFL

Anti-sexist activism group Ultraviolet is kicking off an ad blitz today that takes aim at the domestic abuse in the NFL. Read more »

Female College Coaches Get No Respect

Champion hockey coach Shannon Miller at a press conference in the fall, shortly before she was let go.   Right before the holidays, Shannon Miller, the women’s ice hockey coach... Read more »

Confessions of a Lifelong Football Fan

                     It shouldn’t be controversial to say that the only thing that the NFL cares about is money. Read more »

"Glena" Raises the Bar for Films About Female Fighters

When Portland, Oregon documentarian Allan Luebke began working on Glena, about mixed martial artist Glena Avila, he’d envisioned a month... Read more »

Female Soccer Players Team Up to Fight FIFA's "Second-Class" Treatment

The US and Canadian national soccer teams face off in 2011. Photo by Brent Flanders. Back in April, US national soccer team forward Sydney Leroux ... Read more »

Here's What We Can Do to Make the NFL Take Domestic Violence Seriously.

The NFL suspended Ray Rice indefinitely this week. But the NFL’s problem is bigger than just one player. Photo source. How can sports fans change a soulless behemoth of a money-... Read more »

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