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Sports

4 Traditionally Male-Dominated Sports Becoming More Popular With Women

4 Traditionally Male-Dominated Sports Becoming More Popular With Women

Equality for women has come a long way in the past 50 years, and there are few places that this is more apparent than in the sporting world. It wasn’t […]

Sports

Nearly Half Of All NFL Fans Are Female, Yet 63% Face Harassment. What Will The League Do To Change This?

Nearly Half Of All NFL Fans Are Female, Yet 63% Face Harassment. What Will The League Do To Change This?

As part of their push to diversify and expand their fanbase, the NFL in March 2020 announced that women now make up 47% of all football fans in the US. […]

Feminism

Still from 'Blackfeet Boxing' | Image via Big Sky Film Festival

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Indigenous Female Boxers, Ethiopian Girl Runners & Refugee Olympic Hopefuls

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday! That time of the week where we share 3 of our fave videos of the moment, centered around an intersectional feminist theme. This […]

Interviews

A nike poster featuring Audain in 1982 (Image: Anne Audain)

Meet Anne Audain – Trailblazing NZ Athlete & First Female Runner Signed By Nike

March is Women’s History Month and while we believe in utilizing out platform to share the stories and lives of trailblazing women every day, this is a great time for […]

Sports

The Sporting Glass Ceilings That Women Are Breaking Through

The Sporting Glass Ceilings That Women Are Breaking Through

Whilst there is still a long way to go in achieving equality in almost every area of life, we continue to make strides forward in balancing the genders. One of […]

Sports

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 […]

Lifestyle, Sports

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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 […]

Sports

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 […]

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 […]

Girl on a Mission

New Study Shows Girls On The Run Org. Has Greater Impact On Girls Than Other Sports Programs

New Study Shows Girls On The Run Org. Has Greater Impact On Girls Than Other Sports Programs

We’ve shared a number of articles and studies outlining the benefits and positive impact of girls who are engaged in sports from a young age. This is a global truth, […]

Working Women

Six Incredibly Inspiring, Intelligent And Successful Women You Need To Know About

Six Incredibly Inspiring, Intelligent And Successful Women You Need To Know About

Throughout history, women have continued to show their vast influence and intelligence in a number of different areas. However, sometimes these brilliant women are lost to the depths of history, […]

Sports

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 […]

Sports

Scotland’s Most Successful Women’s Football Team Wearing A Message Of Empowerment In New Kit

Scotland’s Most Successful Women’s Football Team Wearing A Message Of Empowerment In New Kit

Scotland’s most successful women’s football team (that’s soccer, for the non-Europeans!), Glasgow City FC, have brought new meaning to the phrase “wearing your heart on your sleeve”. In a recent […]

Sports

REI Launches Adventure Initiative “Force Of Nature” Encouraging More Women To Get Outdoors

REI Launches Adventure Initiative “Force Of Nature” Encouraging More Women To Get Outdoors

“You should be careful!” “You should be quiet” “You should be nice” “You should smile more” Have any of those statements been made to you personally? Well you aren’t alone. […]

Sports

Skateboarding Org. Supporting Girls To Be Active Leaders Of Positive Change In Their Community

Skateboarding Org. Supporting Girls To Be Active Leaders Of Positive Change In Their Community

Get familiar with an organization that is putting the term “male-dominated” on notice – your days are numbered! Girls Riders Organization is a US-based non-profit that was founded to inspire, […]