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While Sports Are Rife With Homophobia, Queer Athletes and Fans Find a Home in Women's Soccer

Women’s soccer has a huge LGBTQ fanbase. Die-hard Boston Breakers fan Steph Yang explains what women’s soccer is doing right.  Read more »

Before Serena Williams, There Was Champion Tennis Player Althea Gibson

A new documentary remembers champion tennis pioneer, who was proudly assertive on the court and off.  Read more »

A Short Film Series Gives Female Athletes the Star Treatment They Deserve

Last night, the Providence Park stadium in Portland, Oregon was packed with the largest crowd ever to attend a National Women’s Soccer League game. Read more »

Women's Soccer Shouldn't Be Expected to Redeem FIFA

A fan calling out FIFA's “turf war” at the women's World Cup this month in Vancouver, BC. ... Read more »

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 »

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