“Women Bleed Every Month. Don’t Make Them Wear White.”

It’s been a hard week, Babes, but we’re still doing our best to lift women in sports up. This week – Aliyah Boston earned another award, women’s softball viewership is aces, Brittney Griner’s detention has been extended again and we talk dress codes. Enjoy! Don’t forget – all profits from the Babes Shop will be donated to abortion access funds. Visit babesoffthebench.com/shop to purchase. Continue reading “Women Bleed Every Month. Don’t Make Them Wear White.”

“In Order for This Important Piece of Legislation to Be Withheld, Someone Has to Sue?”

In this week’s episode, Ashley talks a bit about the upcoming 50th anniversary of Title IX and how much still needs to be done for women to achieve equality in sport. Also, Sue Bird announces her retirement, the Cleveland Browns are trying to distract us, women’s ice hockey is on the cusp of a 2-league reality, and Brittney Griner is still in prison. Enjoy! Continue reading “In Order for This Important Piece of Legislation to Be Withheld, Someone Has to Sue?”

Women’s College World Series airs on ABC for first time ever

Does anyone else feel recently women have been making constant historic strides in the world of sports? It seems every week there is something new happening that has never been done before in women’s sports and we are here for it! The latest historic stride was the Women’s College World Series airing on ABC for the first time ever. The segment aired No. 1 Oklahoma … Continue reading Women’s College World Series airs on ABC for first time ever

“I Don’t Want to Get Sued, Because It Sounds Like a Real Bummer.”

The Babes Podcast is back with some wordy updates on equal pay, gender-biased dress codes, and a parade for Aliyah Boston. Pretty standard stuff, if you ask me. Plus, Brittney Griner has now been wrongfully detained in Russia for over 100 days. Visit WeAreBG.org for more info. Thanks for listening! Continue reading “I Don’t Want to Get Sued, Because It Sounds Like a Real Bummer.”

Add Tia Toomey to list of one of the great athletes of all time

Tia Toomey is taking the CrossFit world by storm by absolutely dominating in the Torian Pro Semifinals. Not only did she win, but she also made history. Toomey won six events in a row, commanding the competition floor and her competitors. Once she completed the event, you could see Toomey cheering her competitors, coaching them through some of the toughest moments. She won every event … Continue reading Add Tia Toomey to list of one of the great athletes of all time

WNBA eyes expansion teams to rectify roster cuts

WNBA Commissioner, Cathy Engelbert, wants to add two teams to the league. This comes with the hope that there will be more opportunities created for players across the league and those coming up from the draft pick. With the viewership of college and professional women’s basketball increasing every season, many are optimistic expansion teams will provide a necessary positive step forward for the league. Before … Continue reading WNBA eyes expansion teams to rectify roster cuts