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Women and Sports

How This Former NFL Player Became A Feminist Activist

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 05.24.2016 | Women

When you hear "former pro football player," LGBT and feminist activist isn't necessarily what comes to mind. But that's exactly who Wade Davis is -- a...

17 Things Every Former Tomboy Knows To Be True

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 05.12.2015 | Women

Art by Eva Hill In fourth grade, I wore the same pair of overalls every day for an entire year. In fifth grade, it was a pair of Adidas sneake...

Ad Campaign Celebrates The Raw Strength Of Women's Bodies

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 05.08.2015 | Women

“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 begins a new...

9 Reasons Why Women Are Better Baseball Fans

Christina Kelly | Posted 05.03.2014 | Women
Christina Kelly

With MLB Opening Day less than a month away, it's every baseball fans favorite time of year. The time when every single team in the game still has a shot at being the best. As a woman who's loved the sport my entire life, I've noticed some differences between the sexes when it comes to the game.

What It's Really Like To Be A Woman In Sports Journalism

Posted 02.24.2014 | Women

There's no question that men outnumber women throughout the media landscape. According to a census report by the American Society of News Editors, new...

Why Women Are Not Taken Seriously in Sports Conversations and What We Can Do About It

Myisha Cherry | Posted 12.07.2013 | Sports
Myisha Cherry

What should women do when they find they are not being taken seriously because they are women? I would suggest for them to keep speaking anyway.

Does This Get Women Into The C-Suite?

Posted 06.19.2013 | Women

Are girls who play team sports more likely to end up in C-suite positions? Apparently so. This week, accounting firm Ernst & Young released the...

Meet The Woman Who Could Win The Derby | Posted 04.21.2013 | Women

Here is the perception: female jockeys can’t ride. They’re too weak. They don’t have the fight in them. They can’t close — not like men, any...

The Woman Behind Title IX

Peggy Miller Franck | Posted 09.10.2012 | Women
Peggy Miller Franck

The ball is now in the court of a new generation of women who must guard these hard-won opportunities on the playing field and in classrooms, use them well and pass them on!

Happy 40th Birthday Title IX

Madeleine M. Kunin | Posted 08.22.2012 | Women
Madeleine M. Kunin

I can attest from personal experience that before Title IX became law in 1972, girls' opportunities to participate in sports were rare.

Olympics 2012: We Could've Done Without Bleacher Report's '100 Hottest Female Olympians'

Emma Gray | Posted 08.20.2012 | Women
Emma Gray

The Summer Olympics are beginning next month and London 2012 hype is in full swing. It was just a matter of time before some guy took the time to write an absurdly retro article telling straight dudes how female athletes are like, totally hot.

A New Breed of Woman: The Avid Female Sports Fan

Jori McMurtrey | Posted 07.30.2012 | Sports
Jori McMurtrey

That's right. I'm a girl and I love sports. Long gone are the decades when women were expected to sit quietly in their perfectly pressed dresses while keeping their opinions to themselves.

WATCH: Olympic Athlete Talks Virginity On TODAY

Posted 05.24.2012 | Women

Lolo Jones is a 29-year-old Olympic track and field star who holds an American record for the 60-meter hurdles and is favored to win the 100-meter hur...

What Football Feels Like For A Girl

Kate Auletta | Posted 04.06.2012 | Women
Kate Auletta

I have a love/hate relationship with football. I hate the smell of wings. I hate the uniforms. But I love that I can still dazzle with my random football knowledge, and I love winning in New York.

The Trouble With Title IX And Quotas

Sabrina Schaeffer | Posted 03.19.2012 | Women
Sabrina Schaeffer

The problem with anti-discrimination legislation like Title IX is not with its intentions. The trouble is that the goal posts keep moving