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California Becomes The 1st State To Pass Basic Employee Rights Bill For Cheerleaders

California Becomes The 1st State To Pass Basic Employee Rights Bill For Cheerleaders

Well now here’s a reason to cheer loudly! There’s a lot of talking around America about minimum wage laws and the need to increase them. And while this is an […]

Sports

Arizona Cardinals’ Jen Welter Makes History By Becoming The 1st Female NFL Coach

Arizona Cardinals’ Jen Welter Makes History By Becoming The 1st Female NFL Coach

The first thing that came to mind when we read the awesome news that Arizona Cardinals’ Jen Welter just became the first female coach in the NFL was the “Like […]

Sports

How Women Have Gone From The Sidelines To Leading The Way In These Industries

How Women Have Gone From The Sidelines To Leading The Way In These Industries

Gone forever are the days when women “belonged” in the kitchen; the times when women wore pearls and pretty dresses because that is what society dictated; the times when they […]

Sports

Boxer Mikaela Mayer Proving Women In Sport Are More Than “Just A Pretty Face”

Boxer Mikaela Mayer Proving Women In Sport Are More Than “Just A Pretty Face”

When you think of boxing images of Floyd Mayweather, Mike Tyson or “the greatest” Muhammad Ali come to mind. But what about women? The truth is that boxing is still […]

Sports

EA Sports Finally Includes Female Soccer Players In FIFA 16 Video Game

EA Sports Finally Includes Female Soccer Players In FIFA 16 Video Game

For the first time in the history of the franchise, EA Sports has announced that female soccer players will be available in FIFA 16 out on September 22, 2015. You […]

Boys We Like, Sports

Valencia CF Are The 1st Sports Club To Become Global UN Women Ambassadors

Valencia CF Are The 1st Sports Club To Become Global UN Women Ambassadors

We did a giggly little girly dance when we heard Bollywood actor and activist Farhan Akhtar was named as the first male ambassador for UN Women as part of their […]

Sports

Utah Just Created The Nation’s 1st All-Female Tackle Football League

Utah Just Created The Nation’s 1st All-Female Tackle Football League

Remember 9 year old football sensation Sam Gordon who became the first female football player to grace the Wheaties box? She earned the nickname “sweet feet” for her incredible skill […]

Body Image, Causes, Sports

Professional Athletes Say Some Shocking Things About Body Image In A New Campaign

Professional Athletes Say Some Shocking Things About Body Image In A New Campaign

This one is for all the people in the world who never feel like their bodies measure up to the impossible standards of “perfection” that are daily thrust upon us… […]

Working Women

Super Bowl Cheerleaders Stepping It Up To Promote…STEM Careers?

Super Bowl Cheerleaders Stepping It Up To Promote…STEM Careers?

What was your fave moment of the Super Bowl XLIX? We definitely have a top 3, and (no surprises here) they have nothing to do with football! 3. Katy Perry […]

Sports

NBA’s 1st Female Coach Becky Hammon Blazing Trails & Breaking Barriers

NBA’s 1st Female Coach Becky Hammon Blazing Trails & Breaking Barriers

It was announced back in August that former WNBA player Becky Hammon had made history by being announced as the first female in-season coach of an NBA team. The San […]

Sports

How A 12 Y/O Girl Helped Dick’s Sporting Goods Tackle An Issue Of Sexism

How A 12 Y/O Girl Helped Dick’s Sporting Goods Tackle An Issue Of Sexism

If you thought tween girls were only good for screaming up a storm at a Katy Perry concert or buying out the pink section in a clothing store, well you […]

Sports

Michele Roberts Appointed As The NBA’s New History-Making Union Leader

Michele Roberts Appointed As The NBA’s New History-Making Union Leader

It’s been a pretty awesome month for the National Basketball Association. First came the announcement of Becky Hammon being the first paid female coach during a regular season, and now […]

Boys We Like, Sports

NBA Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Wants Sexism In Sports Gone

NBA Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Wants Sexism In Sports Gone

Former American basketball great, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (born with the name Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr. before he changed it in 1968 when he converted to Islam) has spoken out publicly on […]

Sports

Meet Peta Searle: The First Female Australian Football Coach

Meet Peta Searle: The First Female Australian Football Coach

Being a woman in a man’s world is a title reserved for an extra special breed of ladies. These are the women who have ultra thick skin and are determined […]

Sports

Brazilian Girl Becomes Nike’s First Signed Female Skater

Brazilian Girl Becomes Nike’s First Signed Female Skater

There are a tonne of women doing amazing things in the world of sports, but it is still a very tough and winding road for females to achieve and earn […]