Sports

India’s 1st Pro Female Skater Atita Verghese Teaches Young Girls To Skate To Defy Social Taboos

India’s 1st Pro Female Skater Atita Verghese Teaches Young Girls To Skate To Defy Social Taboos

Someone should get in touch with Avril Lavigne and tell her it’s time to re-write her famous 2002 hit ‘Sk8er Boi’, because we’re pretty sure after reading this story about […]

June 22, 2016 ×
Who “Run” The World – Women Now Out-Pace Men In Long And Short Distance Marathons

Who “Run” The World – Women Now Out-Pace Men In Long And Short Distance Marathons

Most of us are familiar with the iconic black and white image above. In the center is Katherine Switzer, the first woman to ever compete in the Boston Marathon, in […]

June 16, 2016 ×
She’s Climbed Everest More Times Than Any Other Woman But You Probably Don’t Even Know Her Name

She’s Climbed Everest More Times Than Any Other Woman But You Probably Don’t Even Know Her Name

Her name is Lhakpa Sherpa, and she has just made history by becoming the first woman to summit Mt. Everest 7 times. The Nepali-American Sherpa, who lives in Connecticut, by […]

June 3, 2016 ×
Roller Derby – The Sport Which Has Become A Unique Female Empowerment Platform Across China

Roller Derby – The Sport Which Has Become A Unique Female Empowerment Platform Across China

Women across China are getting into the ‘Whip It!’ spirit all in the name of gender equality. It’s hard to find a sport played internationally that is female-dominated, so it’s […]

May 24, 2016 ×
Ibtihaj Muhammad Will Be The 1st Team USA Athlete To Compete At The Olympics Wearing The Hijab

Ibtihaj Muhammad Will Be The 1st Team USA Athlete To Compete At The Olympics Wearing The Hijab

She may not yet be a huge household name like Michael Phelps or Missy Franklin, but athlete Ibtihaj Muhammad is the new face of Team USA. Come August, when the […]

May 19, 2016 ×
Detroit Lions Linebacker DeAndre Levy Writes Powerful Essay Linking Toxic Masculinity To Rape Culture

Detroit Lions Linebacker DeAndre Levy Writes Powerful Essay Linking Toxic Masculinity To Rape Culture

When you think “tough” or “masculine”, its easy to conjure up images of someone like Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy. After all he plays professional football, and being an athlete […]

May 18, 2016 ×
Nascar Driver Leilani Munter Is Less Of A Rev-Head, More Of An Eco-Warrior On The Track

Nascar Driver Leilani Munter Is Less Of A Rev-Head, More Of An Eco-Warrior On The Track

Leilani Munter isn’t your average Nascar driver. She is doing more than just revving up the fans for one of America’s favorite pastimes. She is is driving change (see what […]

May 3, 2016 ×
Saudi Arabia’s 1st Female Boxing Trainer Defying The Kingdom’s Conservative Society

Saudi Arabia’s 1st Female Boxing Trainer Defying The Kingdom’s Conservative Society

They may not be able to drive in the Kingdom yet, but Saudi Arabian women sure can fight like a girl. And there is one woman in particular who is […]

March 25, 2016 ×
These 4 British Women Just Completed An Epic Ocean Race & Made History While Doing It

These 4 British Women Just Completed An Epic Ocean Race & Made History While Doing It

There’s one phrase we never tire of: “women making history”. It gives us goosebumps to know that yes, even in 2016, there are many gender barriers to break, but that […]

February 16, 2016 ×
Melanie Astles Will Officially Be The First Female Pilot To Compete In The Red Bull Air Race

Melanie Astles Will Officially Be The First Female Pilot To Compete In The Red Bull Air Race

Although we wish we had finally reached a point in our history where we didn’t need to break gender barriers anymore (since, ya know, it IS 2016 and all) as […]

February 11, 2016 ×
Trailblazing Formula One Test Driver Susie Wolff Launches Initiative To Steer Female Talent Onto The Race Track

Trailblazing Formula One Test Driver Susie Wolff Launches Initiative To Steer Female Talent Onto The Race Track

She may officially be retired from competitive motorsports, but British Formula One test driver Susie Wolff is far from walking away from the race track. Instead, the barrier-breaking athlete wants […]

January 27, 2016 ×
Buffalo Bills Hire Kathryn Smith As An Asst. Coach, Making Her The 1st Full-Time Female NFL Coach

Buffalo Bills Hire Kathryn Smith As An Asst. Coach, Making Her The 1st Full-Time Female NFL Coach

We know you all cheered along with us when Jen Welter was hired as the assistant coaching intern for the Arizona Cardinals football teach during their preseason. The former collegiate […]

January 25, 2016 ×