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'Roads To Olympia': A Film With Impact

Roads To Olympia | Posted 03.29.2016 | Impact
Roads To Olympia

By Aaron Weiss for Roads To Olympia On the set of Roads To Olympia The art of storytelling can be a very powerful tool. Will the combination of mov...

Billie Jean King - Rallying for a New Equality

Lori Sokol | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Lori Sokol

Currently, there is no U.S. federal law that adequately protects lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) workers from employment discrimination. But King has no plans to retire, at least not off the court.

14 Things Being a Female Rugby Player Taught Me

Beth Leipholtz | Posted 07.21.2014 | Sports
Beth Leipholtz

If you are in the middle of an awkward silence with someone you just met, bring rugby into the conversation. It is bound to keep, or at least start, a conversation since it is still not overly common in the U.S.

10 Things I Learned About Roller Derby From the Texas Rollergirls

Tim Young | Posted 06.05.2013 | Sports
Tim Young

If you're not in the know, The Texas Rollergirls are celebrating their 10th season as a professional sport. And in honor of that, I want to share with you 10 things I've learned about the league.

Saudi Women in the Olympics: Breakthrough or Tokenism?

Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy | Posted 10.13.2012 | World
Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy

Saudi women in the London Olympics -- is a giant step forward but complex and punctuated by a dual message.

XLVI for Women

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 04.06.2012 | Sports
Maggie Van Ostrand

No matter what they say, men do not want women in sports. Women know this. Women do not care. Women will do it all anyway.

Are You Running Like a Girl?

Martha St Jean | Posted 09.21.2011 | Women
Martha St Jean

One of the reasons we often have bad self-images is because we are obsessed by what other people are thinking. And we think they are thinking negative things -- why? -- because we are busy criticizing others

Women Have to Champion One Another

Sheila C. Johnson | Posted 08.15.2011 | Women
Sheila C. Johnson

There's still far to go before we can claim true equality for women. And while it's tempting to blame everything on male chauvinist bias, the truth is, women are part of the problem.

True Olympic Character

Nikki Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Nikki Stone

My impressions of the Olympic spirit were forever changed on August 5, 1984, at the very first women's Olympic marathon. I had long ago become an Oly...