GLADIATHERĀ® LAW: DEVOS & WOMEN IN SPORTS

GLADIATHERĀ® LAW: DEVOS & WOMEN IN SPORTS

If the numbers of women and men who participated in Saturday’s Women’s March on Washington in DC and around the world prove anything it’s that there is massive global support for equality and justice for women.

WHAT THE HECK IS GOING ON AT BAYLOR?!

WHAT THE HECK IS GOING ON AT BAYLOR?!

  On any given day over the past several months you were very likely to come across a headline about Baylor University and its problem with sexual assault.Ā  Football players were (and still are) de-committing, administrators were being fired and repurposed, there were convictions, cover-ups, interviews and investigations at every turn.Ā  If chaos has come […]

NO COUNTRY FOR TENNESSEE COACHES

NO COUNTRY FOR TENNESSEE COACHES

On February 9th we learned of another Title IX lawsuit against a major institution.Ā  This time a group of unnamed women are alleging the University of Tennessee violated Title IX by creating a ā€œhostile sexual environmentā€ through its established pattern of indifference towards claims that student-athletes engaged in sexual assaults.Ā  A few days later on […]

HOW ERICA KINSMAN & AMBER ROSE WON THIS WEEK

HOW ERICA KINSMAN & AMBER ROSE WON THIS WEEK

This week women have had some newsworthy victories.Ā  On Monday, it was announced that Florida State University (FSU) would pay Erica Kinsman $950,000 and commit itself to sexual assault awareness, prevention and training programs in exchange for Kinsman dismissing her Title IX lawsuit against the school.Ā  Yesterday, Amber Rose got a win for every woman […]

Change is Good.

If thereā€™s one thing thatā€™s clear about the NCAA and the state of college sports, itā€™s that they are both changing and changing rapidly.Ā  The country just watched as the first-ever College Football Playoff national champion was crowned.Ā  The storied BCS no longer decides who plays in the national championship, but a committee of experts […]

It’s True…Girls Who Play Sports are Cooler than Girls who Don’t

I recently saw a commercial (link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URVYgTbbryE) for Keep her in the Game a site dedicated to Title IX and issues in womenā€™s sports.Ā  The commercial highlights the fact from ages 6-9, girls and boys demonstrate an equal level of interest in sports. Ā But by age 14, girls drop out of sports at twice the […]