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Rousey v. Correia and the Science of Female Combat

Rousey v. Correia and the Science of Female Combat

Michelle Scalise Sugiyama  07.30.2015
The admission of women to the UFC presents us with a fascinating natural experiment. Due to the well-documented greater tendency of males...
Wimbledon, the (Women's) World Cup, and Gender Equality

Wimbledon, the (Women's) World Cup, and Gender Equality

Michael Kimmel  07.17.2015
What a week for gender equality, huh? Let's compare the two for a moment. At Wimbledon, the male and female champions played on the same...
What The World Cup Win Means For Out Female Athletes

What The World Cup Win Means For Out Female Athletes

Lauren Neidigh  07.13.2015
When we work towards inclusion and acceptance, we win championships. We bring out love in all of its forms and light up the world with...
Olympic Hammer Thrower Amanda Bingson Is A Body Positivity Queen

Olympic Hammer Thrower Amanda Bingson Is A Body Positivity Queen

Nina Friend  07.10.2015
Amanda Bingson's route to appearing nude on the cover of a popular U.S. magazine might seem a bit unconventional for the particular...
10 Social Justice Reasons to Care About Women's Soccer

10 Social Justice Reasons to Care About Women's Soccer

Daniel Kort  07. 6.2015
On Sunday, the U.S. Women's National Team faced Japan in Vancouver for another shot at bringing the cup down the short 30-mile trek back...
FIFA's (Other) Big Problem

FIFA's (Other) Big Problem

Juliana Barbassa  07. 2.2015
FIFA's culture of discrimination goes far beyond the musings of a gaffe-prone, out-of-touch leader.
The Beauty In Watching Women Want

The Beauty In Watching Women Want

Autumn Whitefield-Madrano  07. 2.2015
I'm in awe of the athleticism on display in the Women's World Cup. I watch the matches for the skill, the strategy, the stories. I watch...
Let's Hear It for the Girls

Let's Hear It for the Girls

Blayne Davis  07. 2.2015
Let's give the girls a hand ... An exciting phenomenon is sweeping America: The most popular global sport is finally starting to win the...
WNBA Player Reads Mean Tweets, Proves Sexism Is Alive And Well

WNBA Player Reads Mean Tweets, Proves Sexism Is Alive And Well

Taylor Pittman  06.30.2015
Chicago Sky player Elena Delle Donne made headlines for her impressive performance at a recent game. Haters on Twitter don't care about...
The Importance of Girls Sports and Women's Parity in FIFA

The Importance of Girls Sports and Women's Parity in FIFA

Jennifer Matt  06.22.2015
When there is parity in the leadership, we can be part of managing a more just global sport, which will be good for girls playing soccer,...
Legal Momentum Gives FIFA a Red Card: Stand With Us to Call for Gender Equality in FIFA

Legal Momentum Gives FIFA a Red Card: Stand With Us to Call for Gender Equality in FIFA

Legal Momentum  06.17.2015
High-ranking officials of FIFA, the governing body of international soccer, have been indicted for corruption. The illegal activities don't...
Women's Sports Are Virtually Missing From TV

Women's Sports Are Virtually Missing From TV

Catherine Taibi  06. 8.2015
Women's sports have come a long way in the last couple of decades. But the media is stuck in the past. In 1989, University of Southern...
Skateboarding's First Wave: Back to the '60s in Our 60s

Skateboarding's First Wave: Back to the '60s in Our 60s

Colleen Turner  05.17.2015
Looking back, it's hard to believe what we did on those boards as kids. What was exhilarating then now looks downright scary to me. We...
Ad Campaign Celebrates The Raw Strength Of Women's Bodies

Ad Campaign Celebrates The Raw Strength Of Women's Bodies

Alanna Vagianos  05. 8.2015
“Who will you be at this unholy hour? When no one is watching and the smallest decisions mean the most. Who will you be then?” So...