Gender: Sport

As the name implies, this board explores the intersection of gender and sport.
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a bar chart with the number of female athletes in each team, and what are they going to do?
Male vs. Female Sport: Viewing Habits, 2018
Source: Insure4Sport *respondents were from the U.K.
bar chart showing which women are most likely watching sports
Why Do You Not Watch Women's Sport? 2018
Source: Insure4Sport, *respondents were from the U.K.
an advertisement for women in the olympics with pictures of athletes and their names on it
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]
women's fight to join the olympics, sport by sport
Women's Fight to Join the Olympics, Sport by Sport Follow this link to find a larger image: http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2014/02/olympics-sports-women Source: International Olympic Committee, via Mother Jones
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] Healthy Recipes, Seattle, High School Sports, Hs Sports, Inequality, Intersectionality, Participation, Analysis, Female Athletes
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]
a bar chart showing the number of men and women in sports
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 (12%) say they could win a point in a game of tennis against 23 time grand slam winner Serena Williams  ~ @YouGov Tennis, Open, Game, Things To Think About, Winner, Grand Slam, Serena, Win, Prof
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?  ~ @okemzuruoke Alcohol, Performance Enhancing Drugs, Interpersonal Interaction, Athlete, Performance, Olympic Champion, Activism, Hormones
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
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 Southern Women, Texas, Scarlett Johansson, Pin Up, Sports Illustrated, Jersey, Track Team, University Of Texas, Clothes For Sale
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
an image of a woman running with the caption that reads, this is significant we don't put restrictions on height, aerobicc
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
a woman standing next to a man on top of a baseball field with the caption, sir show me fragile masculiniity
"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 14, 2017.  Photo credit: @hullablue — at Garforth Town A.F.C. American Football, Football Match, Referee, Football, Semi Pro Football, Photographer, Grounds, Female
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.
two tweets with the same caption for each other, one saying that they are
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
a barbie doll is playing with a man's hand while he holds the coin
Photo credit: Does anyone know who took this photo?