The sexist coverage in Rio joins a rich tradition that dates back over 100 years.
“Remember when you started crying when that girl won air rifle? We didn’t even watch air rifle.”
We’ve come far. But there’s a long way to the promised land, and if we’ve learned anything in Rio it’s that the literal century-old fight for women’s full inclusion in a historic event isn’t over yet.
Midfielder turned defender Kelley O’Hara tells a cautionary tale about a traumatic experience she and her teammates had when they traveled to Brazil with the U-17 National Team.
Vogue hung around with Delle Donne pre-Rio because she’s a big dang deal in the world of women’s basketball and casually mentioned in this month’s issue that Elena Delle Donne is going to get herself a gold medal and a wife this year.
Let’s talk about (excessive) sweat, baby.
Ah, that beautiful transition in your monthly cycle where increasingly the things you cry at shift from understandable to irrational.
Is it possible to learn hot dance moves and wow all your pals on the dance floor just from watching YouTube videos? I decided to find out.
“I made a choice about how I would look, and didn’t realize until I’d done it how unprecedented that was.”
“Forming new habits isn’t easy, especially when your entire profession runs on a highly specialized vocabulary — but you know what else isn’t easy? Listening to how “abnormal” my body is.”
The NSWL kicked off its fourth season this weekend, making it the longest running women’s professional soccer league in United States history!
“I like toughness because it acknowledges an uncomfortable, complicated truth—that being disabled is hard—but rejects pity as an acceptable response. Instead, it gives my body credit for outlasting, adapting, and thriving in ways able-bodied people can’t imagine.”
“Here are some strategies that I’ve developed in order to survive each new season of bodies doing things inside of lines.”
New co-captains, more grass playing fields, Megan Rapinoe as a guest analyst on Fox, and seven USWNT games between now and mid-March.
There are historical reasons why artificial turf has come to be used so widely, but very few of them have to do with improving gameplay.
Tonight, Abby Wambach, the greatest soccer player in U.S. history will play her final game. Hopefully she’ll smooch her wife on live TV one last time.
With 184 goals in 252 caps, two Olympic gold medals, and one world cup victory, her title as Legend is indisputable.
Welcome to the first in a series of exciting discoveries from our survey of over 4,000 Autostraddle readers over the age of 29.
Hiking amidst fears of spiders the size of fists and also, separately, golf clubs.