Natalie chatted with Chelsea Bush, Kim McCauley, and Stephanie Yang about this weekend’s matchup, the Jaelene Hinkle controversy, and what’s in store for the USWNT at the 2019 World Cup.
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.
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 NSWL kicked off its fourth season this weekend, making it the longest running women’s professional soccer league in United States history!
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.
These women mounted movements, won awards, told important stories, and otherwise shook the sh*t out of this planet in 2015.
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.
Educational publisher McGraw-Hill admits to making a mistake in their textbook about slavery, Hope Solo will face domestic violence charges again, a new study finds more LGB people are insured with the Affordable Care Act and more news stories.
“While the inclusion of female players is most welcome, just like in real FIFA, we’ve still got a ways to go.”
Sandra Bland was found dead in police custody Monday morning, two women who won the right to both be listed as their child’s parents on the birth certificate, explaining the Iran deal via legos, the Obama administration’s new pilot program to increase internet access for low-income households, a study explaining how much wealth we lose out on if we’re not white guys, Obama speaks at the NAACP’s National Convention, and more!
Every four years, the Women’s World Cup sparks a surge of interest and excitement across the nation. It’s about time that it, and women’s soccer in general, is taken seriously.
“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.”
Lotta haircuts to look at during FIFA Women’s World Cup. Let’s get started.
The reaction to EA’s decision to include women’s teams in FIFA ’16 is just one variant in the globally sexist world associated with Fédération Internationale de Football Association. The entire culture is fundamentally sexist, from its chauvinist president to its executive committee officials, all the way down to the dudes that play their video games.
Get on in here, get primed up, and talk some sportsball with me!
“I’d been filming Bend It Like Beckham, and I turned up in leather pants and a crop top, and she was a model for a while, and she’d been in Paris shooting something, and she turned up as the boy, so she had a black tie with ripped jeans on.”
MEGAN RAPINOE IS NOT WEARING ANY CLOTHES. I REPEAT, NO CLOTHES AT ALL.