“By the end of the 1994 Winter Olympics, I was 12 years old and quite certain I’d picked the right side.”
Supporting roller derby is just about the queerest, feministest thing you can do.
Women athletes who came out before very recently risked everything to do so: their endorsements, their fans, their spots on their teams, their livelihoods, and sometimes even their own lives. Here are 22 lesbian, bisexual and trans women athletes who changed their games and changed the game for LGBTQ people by choosing to live openly.
Greetings, Gym Class! Blend up a protein shake and get ready to set a new personal best. It’s just you and the barbell, baby. Today’s article is all about powerlifting.
In addition to the basics, I’ll give you a brief rundown on safety and proper form, introduce you to the erg, and provide some sample workouts.
Tonight we’ll see if the defending champs can claim a decisive advantage in the series or if it’s just another case of history repeating. If it’s the latter, and this year’s WNBA Finals can even come close to matching the excitement of last year, basketball fans are in for a real treat.
This series will help you get started with your new favorite sport. Today, pop in your mouthguard and put up your dukes! This Gym Class is all about boxing.
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?
See the Earth rise, ghost stories reveal a lot of weird shit about America’s past, miscarriage sure is shit, lesbian vampires some more, Melissa Etheridge, a spider’s life and then its death, problematics, Meredith Graves, and so much more!
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.”
Double Dare, colonial handwriting, birth control and poverty, LGBT bullying in Ireland, safe online spaces for the youths, poverty and the yummiest foods, Evan Rachel Wood Bisexual and Ellen Page in a movie, Stefanie Dolson is out out out and so much more!