The experiences of Larry Nassar’s victims are at the center of award-winning author Abigail Pesta’s latest book, “The Girls: An All-American Town, a Predatory Doctor and the Untold Story of the Gymnasts Who Brought Him Down.”
“Don’t let anyone define your dream,” Megan Rapinoe—two-time Women’s World Cup champion, Olympic gold medalist and equal pay activist—declared from the stage at the Women’s Sports Foundation’s 40th Annual Salute to Women in Sports. “Dream way bigger than anything you’re seeing right now. Hopefully, we’re setting the groundwork for the next generation to be massive […]
I was surprised by how emotional I got watching Serena Williams in the recent U.S. Open tennis finals. I don’t think of myself as a “sports person,” and though I’ve followed tennis since I was a kid, I never thought of paying to see it live—until Serena Williams became a lead player.
Not a month out from running my first ultra-marathon, I find myself wondering at the equity emanating from the sport.
Female athletes are still battling for pay equality. But amidst today’s cries for #EqualPay, here’s how we won the battle for female representation in sports. We look back at the progress female athletes made, thanks to Title IX and the lessons we can learn to use in the current fight for equal pay.
The Internet is still celebrating the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team’s fourth World Cup victory. We’re not complaining.
Thousands of soccer fans and feminists convened in New York City this morning for the event, holding signs that read “RAPINOE FOR PRESIDENT” and demanding equal pay for women athletes.
After the U.S. Women’s National Soccer team won their fourth World Cup, Nike issued their own congratulations with an empowering ad called “Never Stop Winning.”
After the U.S. Women’s National Team won their fourth World Cup yesterday, the crowd erupted into chants of “equal pay!” Off the field, Twitter erupted, too—with feminist cheer.
The U.S. Women’s National Team works significantly more than the men’s team and outperforms them—but they still earn significantly less.