Ah, the 1980s, when clothes and hair and music were hella dope but women were given the same courtesy as plants in Hollywood. Then along came women’s wrestling to shake television and gender roles way the fuck up.
We’re all doing our best.
Margaret Court insists that “tennis is full of lesbians.” Is she right?
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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.
As of Friday, the list stood at 257 Olympians, 11 Paralympians, and 10 Olympic alternate/reserve athletes, with additions already rolling in as more athletes come out.
Stadium manager Marjorie Enya proposed to her girlfriend, Brazilian rugby sevens player Isadora Cerullo, calling her the “love of her life.”
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.
“The Dark Closet Private Conversation Area.”
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“Here are some strategies that I’ve developed in order to survive each new season of bodies doing things inside of lines.”
These women mounted movements, won awards, told important stories, and otherwise shook the sh*t out of this planet in 2015.
“She has done it longer and better than any active athlete in America. She has done it all by herself. She has done it right in the middle of a perfect storm misogyny and racism. And she is showing no signs of slowing down.”
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Get in here, we’ve got a lot of World Cup to discuss
“While 13.5 million viewers tune into the Women’s World Cup for the next few weeks, watching as the global elite female soccer players battle it out for the title of “Best in the World,”the New Generation Queens practice. On a field of dry brown grass in Zanzibar, a remote island off the coast of Tanzania, they are solemn, focused, and fearless.”