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Women and sports

This post has nothing to do with writing or beauty or Dubai, but I cannot help sharing it with you, my dear readers. Just to be clear, I cringe at the word “feminism” and how nowadays it has really nothing to do with what it meant just a half century ago when women were truly fighting for their basic rights such as the right to education and the right to work. 187 more words


Ronda Rousey Wasn't the Only One Who Lost Saturday Night

When underdog Holly Holm unexpectedly defeated Ronda Rousey Saturday night, Las Vegas sports books were hit hard.

The fight pitted Holm against Rousey who, prior to the match, held a… 179 more words


#GirlsinSports -- join USC for a special reporting project

High School Insider is teaming up with USC for a project to highlight female student athletes on social media.

Tell us what it’s like to be a female athlete at your school. 97 more words


like a girl

Today’s writing prompt was supposed to be about ageism and my thoughts on ageism. But to be honest ageism is something I’ve never really thought about. 910 more words

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When it counts

Become stronger–Motivation

When do you listen to the naysayers? It’s not about falling down but how you recover. What makes you resilient?

For women in male-dominated sports, one role model arrives as another leaves

It’s taken 155 years, but a woman has finally won Australia’s biggest horse race. As the fourth woman ever to ride in the Melbourne Cup—beating odds of 100 to 1—Michelle Payne  432 more words