Gender: Sport

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As the name implies, this board explores the intersection of gender and sport.

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Sue Bird vs. LeBron James

Source: Insure4Sport *respondents were from the U.K. Sports Women, Attitude, Gender, Names, Female, Blog, Music Genre
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Male vs. Female Sport: Viewing Habits, 2018

Source: Insure4Sport *respondents were from the U.K.

Source: Insure4Sport, *respondents were from the U.K.

Why Do You Not Watch Women's Sport? 2018

Source: Insure4Sport, *respondents were from the U.K.

Women in the Olympics for the first time, every country competing has a female athlete.and since women included in all olympic feats!

Now THIS Is What I Call A Victory For Women

Women in the Olympics for the first time, every country competing has a female athlete. [click on this image to find a short analysis of a recent P advertisement, which promotes fairly narrow media representations of mothers and motherhood. The ad takes viewers through a dramatization of several Olympic athletes' upbringing]

Why Did the Winter Olympics Freeze Out Women for So Long? Female athletes have been trying to break into the Brolympics for years.

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Playing Unfair: The Media Image of the Female Athlete

Great analysis by the Seattle Times on women's participation in HS sports over the past 40 yrs in the US. [Click on this image to find a video discussing the image of the female athlete, check out]

On average, male footballers receive £21.5 million more in prize money than female footballers – £22 million and £561,230 respectively. To put this into perspective, the prize money received by an average male footballer is nearly 40 times higher than his female counterpart  Source: Insure4Sport

The Gender Prize Gap in (UK) Sport, 2018

On average, male footballers receive £21.5 million more in prize money than female footballers – £22 million and £561,230 respectively. To put this into perspective, the prize money received by an average male footballer is nearly 40 times higher than his female counterpart Source: Insure4Sport

One in eight men say they could win a point in a game of tennis against 23 time grand slam winner Serena Williams ~

One in eight men (12%) say they could win a point in a game of tennis against 23 time grand slam winner Serena Williams ~ @YouGov

Isn't it quite telling that the IAAF, an organization that strongly kicks against the use of performance-enhancing drugs, wants athletes to use drugs that medically alter their production of hormones and thereby limit their natural performance?

Isn't it quite telling that the IAAF, an organization that strongly kicks against the use of performance-enhancing drugs, wants athletes to use drugs that medically alter their production of hormones and thereby limit their natural performance? ~ @okemzuruoke

The University of Texas women's track team practices in March 1964 big hair even when running!

Janis Rinehart (foreground), Paula Walter (middle), and Jeanne Ellison (now Jeanne Ellison Biggs, right) became the first female track athletes from the U.S. to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated. They were part of the Texas Track Club, a small group of high school-and college-aged female sprinters based in Abilene, Texas, April 1964. Photo credit: Sports Illustrated

 We don't put restrictions on height, aerobic capacity, metabolism or other physical variations between Olympic athletes. Why is testosterone the biological feature we measure and police? Weight Loss Plans, Weight Loss Program, Olympic Athletes, Testosterone Levels, Body Confidence, Water Weight, Reduce Belly Fat, Loving Your Body, Weight Loss Supplements
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This is significant. We don't put restrictions on height, aerobic capacity, metabolism or other physical variations between Olympic athletes. Why is testosterone the biological feature we measure and police? ~ @sallyrugg

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"Siri: Show me fragile masculinity" - Kiké Hernandez, who is 5-foot-11, stands on a bucket to talk to Kelli Tennant (6-1 plus heels) during a postgame interview. Photo credit: Spectrum SportsNet LA.

The photographer wrote: "Daughter was delighted to see this assistant referee today 'her hair is like mine, can I be a referee?'" October Photo credit: — at Garforth Town A.

The photographer wrote: "Daughter was delighted to see this assistant referee today 'her hair is like mine, can I be a referee?'" October 14, 2017. Photo credit: @hullablue — at Garforth Town A.F.C.

I don't even watch the World Cup but even I knew the US women had won at least once in the past! All That Matters, Intersectional Feminism, Play Soccer, Basketball, Pro Choice, Thats The Way, Patriarchy, Equal Rights, Faith In Humanity
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Why is @ussoccer so terrible? 330 million people. Every kid plays soccer. And we can't even qualify for the World Cup? Appalling. ~ @JeffreyToobin The women have won three times. ~ @nancyleong

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Photo credit: Does anyone know who took this photo?

thesociologicalcinema: “ bellygangstaboo: “ Alysia Montaño races pregnant again and beats her old time. ” While wearing a Black Wonder Woman top at the USATF Outdoor Championships, Alysia Montaño runs the.

While wearing a Black Wonder Woman top at the USATF Outdoor Championships, Alysia Montaño runs the 800-meter race while five-months pregnant and beats her old time. This was her second time racing while pregnant, June 2017. Source: Alysia Montaño — in Sacramento, California.