I felt like there wasn’t really content that spoke to women. I’ve been a lifelong fan, but I’ve always also been very feminine and I think both can go hand in hand.
I want people to be excited to cover the game, to fall in love with the players and coaches at the collegiate and professional levels the way I have; to want to close the gap in coverage between women’s and men’s sports.
One of the ramifications from this case ISN’T that women will have a harder time proving sexual assault. The disbelief of female assault victims and the misogyny of men have been in play long before Derrick Rose or Jane Doe existed. Men have always tried to silence and discredit women whether sexual assault is involved or not.
We all grow up with certain expectations in life. We have ideas about what careers we’ll have, who we’ll marry, how many kids we’ll have…what our adult lives will generally look like. On the road to adulthood and living our fairytale lives, however, there are often unexpected events that shift our focus and our expectations. […]
Sigh. In case you haven’t heard, Gilbert Arenas wants everyone to believe that the WNBA does not have its desired fan base (which is obviously men) because its players aren’t attractive enough and are wearing too much clothing. Yup, the all-knowing Gilbert Arenas wants the ladies to take-it-off.
The world is a buzz this week after Kobe Bryant announced that he would be retiring from his career as a professional basketball player. The court will be missing one of the greatest who ever picked up a basketball and he should continue to be celebrated for the impact he had on the sport. Well Kobe isn’t the only […]
Before I really get started, I think it’s important to establish a few things. Maybe they’ll give me a bit of credibility…maybe they won’t. First, I’m an attorney. Second, I’m an attorney who devotes at least a third of her practice to employment discrimination/harassment work. Third, in case you didn’t catch the “her” that I […]