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Sports

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 […]

Sports

Canadian Runner Slams The Way Female Athletes Are Judged By Appearances, Not Achievements

Canadian Runner Slams The Way Female Athletes Are Judged By Appearances, Not Achievements

It should go without saying that an athlete is an athlete is an athlete, regardless of their gender. It’s their performance on the field/court/track etc that counts. Sadly, the reality […]

Sports

Getty Images Launches Initiative To Change Visual Representation Of Female Athletes In Media

Getty Images Launches Initiative To Change Visual Representation Of Female Athletes In Media

With the amount of articles and op-eds pertaining to the sexist reporting around female athletes during the Rio Olympics this summer, we may finally have reached a tipping point in […]

Body Image, Sports

Designer Creates Olympic Project To Celebrate Diversity Of Female Athletes’ Bodies

Designer Creates Olympic Project To Celebrate Diversity Of Female Athletes’ Bodies

Now that the Olympics are over for another year, it’s going to be a long 4 years until the next games. And if you’re like us and were stoked to […]

Feminism, Sports

FEMINIST FRIDAY – A Collection Of Female Athlete Badassery From The Rio Olympics

FEMINIST FRIDAY – A Collection Of Female Athlete Badassery From The Rio Olympics

It’s Fri-YAY! And as the 2016 Rio Olympics come to a close, we would like to, no wait, we NEED to take some time to pay homage to the incredible […]

Sports

Nike Not Playing Games When It Comes To Empowering Female Athletes In This New Video

Nike Not Playing Games When It Comes To Empowering Female Athletes In This New Video

The 2016 Rio Summer Olympics are just around the corner, and we are starting to see a lot of attention on the athletes and the event in the lead up. […]

Interviews

How A Serious Snowboarding Injury Led Me To Create A Sports Media Site With A Difference

How A Serious Snowboarding Injury Led Me To Create A Sports Media Site With A Difference

When we started GirlTalkHQ in November 2012, the one thing we knew for sure was this: that people wouldn’t find positive news “sexy”. With so many media vehicles sharing so […]

Sports

Volvo Ocean Race’s First All-Female Sailing Team Creating Pathways For Other Female Athletes

Volvo Ocean Race’s First All-Female Sailing Team Creating Pathways For Other Female Athletes

In 2014 a group of women made history by becoming the first all-female sailing team in the prestigious world-renowned Volvo Ocean Race, proving that the term “male-dominated” should be obsolete […]

Sports

ESPN Teams Up With Marvel To Re-Imagine Female Athletes As Superheroes

ESPN Teams Up With Marvel To Re-Imagine Female Athletes As Superheroes

It has been a banner year for women in sports, especially in the US, so to see Marvel team up with ESPN and turn a whole host of female athletes […]

Sports

US Soccer Champ Abby Wambach Says She Will Spend Her Retirement Fighting For Gender Equality

US Soccer Champ Abby Wambach Says She Will Spend Her Retirement Fighting For Gender Equality

In case you missed it, this past summer the US women’s national soccer team scored their way into history, becoming the first women’s team to win 3 World Cup Championships. […]

Causes, Sports

‘Cover The Athlete’ Campaign Challenges Sexist Double Standards Toward Female Athletes

‘Cover The Athlete’ Campaign Challenges Sexist Double Standards Toward Female Athletes

Yes, 1980s tennis champ John McEnroe, we are indeed deadly serious. Because you see, the sexist questions that female athletes have been fielding from the media since the beginning of […]

Sponsored, Sports

Get To Know These Five Kickass Inspiring Female Athletes In Action Sports

Get To Know These Five Kickass Inspiring Female Athletes In Action Sports

Getting outside and engaging your mind and body in a new sport is one of the best ways to improve your communication and leadership skills and sense of well-being, including […]