Tag Archives: female athletes

It’s Just Semantics ‘Til Someone Gets Punched in the Face

Jouissens on Feministing posted this incredibly thoughtful examination of the many issues that arise when NBC commentators call women skiers like Lindsey Vonn girls yet refer to their peers with penises as men. Yeah. What she said. Not that I’m … Continue reading

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Women, Those Delicate Blushing Flowers

This past Sunday, I watched parts of the Houston Marathon on television. (Yes, although it runs through my neighborhood, passing four blocks from my house, I didn’t actually make it to watch in person.) The local ABC affiliate did a … Continue reading

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