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Women In Sports: On The Issues Magazine - by the Editors
Sports are everywhere. So are gender issues. We mix 1+1 for fascinating results. •Art by Robin Hextrum and Audrey Frank Anastasi
Olympics' Coverage Still Shortchanges Female Athletes - by Jane Schonberger
When it comes to airtime, doting on skills and money, guess who's not winning?
Winning the Sports Beat: Female Writers Need Wide Angle Lens - by Marie Hardin
Research shows journalistic advancement is uniquely tied to gains on the field. •Art by Kate Walker
Nine Titles Thinking About Title IX - by Rachel Toor
Scrolling through nine reasons women don't become athletes … and then do.
Bodies in Motion: Physical Females Face Different Risks - by Eleanor J. Bader
The sports world is booming – and so are concerns about injuries. •Art by Joan Barber
Women On High: The Price of Passion at the Roof of the World - by Jennifer Jordan
Telling the tales of women who spare no risk climbing K2.
Becoming Glory: Kicking Goals to Transcend the Night, A Memoir - by Christine Stark
A young woman finds the resilience to survive. •Art by Loren Ellis
Opening Historic Trails: Accidental Heroes Stomp Sports Inequity - by Risa Isard
How a professor's search for job fairness pushed open the locker room door. •Art by Tracy Spencer-Stonestreet
Why Sex Segregation Is Bad for Society - by Alex Channon
One man's exploration of martial arts shows the value of cross gender participation.
The Rise and Fall and Possible Rise of Women’s Pro Soccer - by Tim Grainey
Despite spectacular success on the field, women pros have a tough time in the U.S. •Video
Athletically Disinclined: My Counterpoint - by Gabrielle Korn
Trying to find the root of sports dislike brings out some uncomfortable truths. •Art by Linda Stein
Leaping, Racing, Spearing: The Female Athlete Amazes in Myth - by Laura A. Shamas
Inspirational figures mirror the potency of women in the fight for self and our causes. •Art by Elyse Taylor
Athletes and Magazine Spreads: Does Sexy Mean Selling Out? - by Laura Pappano
If a strip shot pays the bills, so what? Now can we get back to the game? •Art by Robin Hextrum and Laureen Griffin
Who Owns Sports? Dissecting the Politics of Title IX - by Martha Burk
The disastrous belief that men own athletics steals from women's progress. •Art by Paulina Little
Yoga Frontiers: Women Shape Practices in Exceptional Ways - by Molly M. Ginty
From Occupy to prisons, yoga brings body and mind exercise to women's lives. •Art by Barrie Karp
Rules Put Extreme Pressure On Transsexual Players - by Lindsay Parks Pieper
Athletes need space for gender expression beyond strict Olympic categories. •Art by Robin Hextrum
Aspiring for Medals: Watching New Gymnastic Generations - by Zerlina Maxwell
A young athlete never made it to Olympic level, but can now share the awe. •Art by Emma Amos
Girls, Women, Sports: What to Read - by Chané Jones and The Feminist Press
Taking risks, being strong and sharing stories of peak moments in good books.
Goalposts: Tackling the Last Bastion of Male Monopoly - by Andrew D. Linden
Do women really have to play in bras and panties to spiral a touchdown?
A Soccer Dad Faces Parenting, Coaching and Dreams - by Mauricio Espinoza
Does a game really make a bond? A man's exploration of memory and reality.
Films Lag in Sharing The Women's Game - by Ariel Dougherty
Sports make great stories and vivid filmmaking: so why are they limited by gender? •Video
Wondering about the message for girls when only the boys get rah-rah-rah. •Art by Emma Amos
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RELATED STORIES: on Girls, Women, Sports in On The Issues Magazine
Sports – women have been active participants through the ages. But, relative to men, sports have been only a sometime-thing for many women. The articles we ran in On the Issues Magazine, while fewer in number than other topics, were provocative and revelatory.
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