Babe of the Week: Christine Grant

I remember the very first time I heard of Title IX. I was 16, playing for my high school varsity softball team and in the preseason when it was still freezing in New Jersey, we’d practice inside. My high school very specifically had a girl’s gym and a boy’s gym. The girl’s gym was pretty standard. It fit a basketball court and had bleachers along … Continue reading Babe of the Week: Christine Grant

Sam Kerr: Chelsea Football Player & Part-time Security Guard

We have all seen the viral videos of people running onto fields during sporting events. The moment their feet touch the grass they are pursued by a handful of security guards, which often leads to an epic chase and eventual smackdown. Nowadays, security at sporting events is taken very seriously to prevent any harm to the athletes or their spectators. So the question is – … Continue reading Sam Kerr: Chelsea Football Player & Part-time Security Guard

Let’s talk about Peng Shuai and the WTA

This past week on the Babes Podcast, we briefly mentioned the situation happening with Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai (pronounced Pung-SHWHY). Let’s go more into depth about this situation because, well I really hope this goes without saying but, women deserve better. Last month, Shuai shared sexual assault allegations against a top Chinese communist official. Ever since, Shuai’s whereabouts and safety have been in question, … Continue reading Let’s talk about Peng Shuai and the WTA