Athlete

Fantasy Fútbol

Mallory Pladus

In late July of 2011, Abby Wambach, the recently retired but then-captain of the U.S. women’s national soccer team, appeared on “The Late Show with David Letterman”…read more


Gender at Private Sports Clubs

Sylvia Stewart, Partner of the Center

Being a “genetic male” who has worked in a variety of financial institutions and corporations, I saw instances of discriminatory actions aimed at women…read more


Dancer

Dr. Susan Lurie

It all began my first week as a graduate student, when I was miraculously accepted into the University of California, Berkeley’s new modern dance program…read more


Garland Briefer than a Girl’s

Dr. Rosemary Hennessy

Growing up before Title IX and in a houseful of sisters, athletes were alien to me. The parochial elementary school we attended…read more


Sand Under the Skin

Dr. Helena Michie

Every four years, when I watch the U.S. women’s Olympic beach volleyball, I feel profoundly uncomfortable. It’s almost a literal feeling…read more


Feminism and Failure

Dr. Krista Comer

Not just any relation to body, movement, sport . . . but an advanced relation, an implied measure of how fast, how big, how far. Discipline, and yes, punish…read more