feminism

golf

Girl Wins Boys Golf Tournament, Boy Declared Winner Because of Dumb Rule

High school junior Emily Nash's score could be used to help the boys team she played with, but it did not count in the individual tournament.
Liam Daniel Pierce
10.25.17
bruiseday

Hell in a Cell and the Limits of WWE's Feminism

Sasha Banks and Charlotte made history by wrestling in Hell in a Cell on Sunday, but for all the progress women wrestlers have made at WWE, there are still some questions.
Ian Williams
11.1.16
cycling in afghanistan

Photographs Of The Women's Cycling Team Which Continues To Smash Barriers In Afghanistan

In a country formerly ruled by the Taliban, the simple act of a woman cycling has great significance in the context of women's rights.
VICE Sports
10.13.16
feminism

Throwback Thursday: Annie Londonderry, the Self-Promoting Feminist Who Biked Around the World

In 1894, a 24-year-old woman embarked on an around-the-world bicycle ride that captured international attention and defied gender expectations.
Brian Blickenstaff
9.22.16
feminism

Throwback Thursday: How a French Feminist Staged Her Own Games and Forced the Olympics to Include Women

When the IOC wouldn't allow women to fully compete at the Olympics, French feminist Alice Milliat staged the now-forgotten Women's World Games, ultimately winning a major victory for female athletes.
Brian Blickenstaff
8.11.16
FIGHTLAND

Elizabeth Wilkinson Stokes: “Championess of American and of Europe”

In the 1720s, Britain’s queen of boxing, Elizabeth Wilkinson Stokes, made a name for herself as an undefeated pugilist, skilled in the art of boxing and in the type of trash-talking epitomized today by the best, and most hated, in the fight game.
L.A. Jennings
6.28.16
Art

Art by the Balls

With her latest work, the artist Michelle Grabner takes a critic's insult—"soccer mom"—and turns it on its head.
B. David Zarley
10.21.15
personas cheveres

Ecuador's 26-Year-Old Coach is Making History at the Women's World Cup

Ecuador wasn't supposed to evan qualify. But now, its coach Vanessa Arauz will become the youngest person to ever coach a World Cup soccer team.
Kade Krichko
6.8.15
college football

Charlie Strong's UT Women's Football Camp Gets it Right

Jessica Luther discovers something special in Austin: a women's football camp that respects women.
Jessica Luther
9.4.14