Sports

How I Learned To Combat Toxic Culture & Sexist Stereotypes In The Martial Arts World

How I Learned To Combat Toxic Culture & Sexist Stereotypes In The Martial Arts World

By Hebe Halstead Martial arts when practiced well teach respect and allow you to use your own power. I find it almost cringe-worthy to use the word “empowering”, but as […]

September 4, 2018 ×
After Taking On Sexism In U.S. Hockey, These Olympian Sisters Are Just Getting Started

After Taking On Sexism In U.S. Hockey, These Olympian Sisters Are Just Getting Started

By Leah Thomas for Fairygodboss Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson and Monique Lamoureux-Morando perhaps have more in common than the average set of siblings. Beyond being twin sisters, the pair are both Olympic […]

August 6, 2018 ×
The Challenges Of Being A Female Sports Fan Despite Making Up A Large Percentage Of Fans

The Challenges Of Being A Female Sports Fan Despite Making Up A Large Percentage Of Fans

By Chelsy Ranard If you’ve ever been a female talking sports with someone, you inevitably know the challenges of being a female sports fan. Proving your fandom is only one […]

June 12, 2018 ×
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Can Superstitions Make A Difference In Sports Results & Fitness? Just Ask The Numbers

There is clearly not just one clear pathway to fitness. Every person and athlete requires a regime tailored to their needs, and every person has their own preferences and superstitions […]

June 9, 2018 ×
A History Of Women’s Sports Media Coverage Progress & How Much Further It Needs To Go

A History Of Women’s Sports Media Coverage Progress & How Much Further It Needs To Go

With names like Serena Williams, Lindsey Vonn, and Ronda Rousey dominating today’s sports headlines, it’s easy to forget that a mere 50 years ago we were having an entirely different […]

May 14, 2018 ×
Meet The Five Women In Poker Who Are Breaking Barriers & Making The Men Nervous

Meet The Five Women In Poker Who Are Breaking Barriers & Making The Men Nervous

Although not in the headlines, women have been making their mark on the poker tables since the sport became popular. That’s right – the girls are going for gold and […]

May 7, 2018 ×
UAE Figure Skating Champ Embracing Role Model Status & Encouraging Arab Girls In Sports

UAE Figure Skating Champ Embracing Role Model Status & Encouraging Arab Girls In Sports

In January, she took home the trophy at the FBMA figure skating competition for the fourth consecutive year, cementing Emirati skater Zahra Lari as a true champion in her field. […]

February 13, 2018 ×
American Pro Snowboarder Making Docu About Pioneer Female Himalayan Guides From Nepal

American Pro Snowboarder Making Docu About Pioneer Female Himalayan Guides From Nepal

Female empowerment is something the world can’t have enough of, as far as we’re concerned, and we’re always stoked to find it in the unlikeliest of places. The Himalayas is […]

January 17, 2018 ×
Sports-Based Non-Profit Empowering The Next Generation Of Teen Girls In Morocco

Sports-Based Non-Profit Empowering The Next Generation Of Teen Girls In Morocco

For many us, growing up playing sports was the kind of activity we had the luxury of choosing or not, knowing it was always available to us. But for a […]

January 15, 2018 ×
Breaking Barriers – WWE Signs Its First Female Wrestlers From The Arab World And India

Breaking Barriers – WWE Signs Its First Female Wrestlers From The Arab World And India

With so much depressing news dominating headlines these days, it’s nice to be able to celebrate the positive stories to counter-balance the negative. Bonus points for stories about badass women […]

October 31, 2017 ×
Meet Kaylee Gaines – The Teen Wrestling Triple Crown Champion Making History

Meet Kaylee Gaines – The Teen Wrestling Triple Crown Champion Making History

We love writing about women and girls who are breaking barriers, especially in sports. So when we first learned about Kaylee Gaines, a high school student and wrestler from Mt. […]

October 24, 2017 ×
Award-Winning Surfer Keala Kennelly Calls Out Billabong For Sexist Portrayal Of Female Athletes

Award-Winning Surfer Keala Kennelly Calls Out Billabong For Sexist Portrayal Of Female Athletes

When it comes to surfing greats, Keala Kennelly is at the top of our list, not only for her accomplishments on the waves, but for her advocacy of gender equality […]

September 25, 2017 ×
Sports Illustrated Puts The Spotlight On “Women Who Are Changing The Face Of The NFL”

Sports Illustrated Puts The Spotlight On “Women Who Are Changing The Face Of The NFL”

There have been a number of stories over the past few years profiling the pioneer women who are making inroads in male-dominated sports, especially on the coaching side. Whether it […]

September 4, 2017 ×
Meet The First All-Female Arab Climbing Team Set To Conquer Mount Everest

Meet The First All-Female Arab Climbing Team Set To Conquer Mount Everest

For some, the phrase “conquering mountains” is metaphorical. In the case of a group of women who are set to make history, the phrase is literal. Five Jordanian women who […]

August 11, 2017 ×
Girls Team Joins Boy’s Soccer League, Tackles Typical Sexism By Winning The Entire Competition

Girls Team Joins Boy’s Soccer League, Tackles Typical Sexism By Winning The Entire Competition

This story proves that the negative associations with the phrase “like a girl” seriously need to be abolished forever. It also shows how much more investment is needed in women’s […]

June 20, 2017 ×