Blog & News Items | Homophobia in Women Sports

The AAUW Educational Foundation’s new research report, Drawing the Line: Sexual Harassment on Campus, provides the most comprehensive findings to date on sexual harassment among undergraduate...
Female athletes remain distastefully on display despite efforts by marketing campaigns to redefine the female image. Media has a powerful hand in the way we perceive the world and how we visualize...
Dr. Lopiano is currently Chief Executive Officer of the Women’s Sports Foundation. The Foundation is a charitable educational organization dedicated to ensuring equal access to participation...
By Pat Griffin, Author of Strong Women, Deep Closets Article appears courtesy of the Women's Sports Foundation Homophobia is the plague of female sports teams. Author and expert, Pat Griffin,...
Reprinted courtesy of the Women's Sports Foundation It is not uncommon for the following circumstances to be encountered in women's sports: A coach suggests to a recruit that the coach of...
By LZ Granderson ESPN The Magazine Archive | Contact   "I'm just at a point in my life where I'm tired of having to pretend to be somebody I'm not. I'm tired of having to...
By Oscar Dixon, USA TODAY WNBA superstar Sheryl Swoopes' announcement Wednesday that she is a lesbian is not likely to create issues for her on the basketball court and may provide opportunities...
By Sheryl Swoopes, as told to LZ Granderson ESPN The Magazine "My reason for coming out now isn't to be some sort of hero. It's not something that I want to throw in people's faces...
By PHYLLIS CHESLER Reprinted Courtesy of the Chronicle of Higher Education Is feminism really dead? Well, yes and no. It gives me no pleasure, but someone must finally tell the truth about how...
By Nanci Hellmich, USA TODAY   Kimiko Hirai Soldati, a 2004 Olympic diver, remembers exactly when her bulimia started. Kimiko Soldati celebrates during the 2004 Olympic Team Trials in St....