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Future For Females

Well, this will officially be my last blog post. My sexuality and social media class is ending, and thus, so is my blog.

So, for this last post I thought I would talk about what can be done moving forward. 261 more words

Sexism

Analyzing FAB: An Eating Disorder Prevention Program

Eating Disorders affect up to 24 million Americans and 70 million individuals worldwide (ANAD, 2014). Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa are two deadly diseases that affect about 5 million people in the United States alone (Webb & Whitney, 2000, p. 2,017 more words

Recovery

The softball phenom who played with the boys

What do you do if you’re one of the top high school softball players in the country, and a state rule won’t let you play the sport you love? 765 more words

Female Athletes

Outdoor Women's Alliance: The Importance of Social Media

There is a long history regarding women’s participation in sport, one that involves discrimination, separation, but also outstanding achievements by female athletes that have led to important advances for gender equality and the empowerment of girls and women. 615 more words

What can we learn from Chiney Ogwumike? Use your sport platform to build your career.

In 2014, the truth is most female athletes cannot make a career of playing sports. A few exceptions exist, particularly in tennis and perhaps golf. But for most female athletes, sport careers are short tenured and do not provide the financial means for early retirement. 879 more words

Gender Issues in Sport

I was taken by an editorial that I read in the New York Times this weekend:  The Trouble With Too Much T.  If you didn’t have the chance to see it yourself already, by all means click on the link and read this piece. 706 more words

Elite Sport

The queens of NCAA women's gymnastics

They averaged more fans per home sporting event than the Tennessee women’s basketball team.

And more than their own school’s men’s basketball team.

In fact, they ranked second overall in attendance for any women’s sport. 821 more words

Female Athletes