|SPORTS Rapinoe, Morgan lift U.S. to victory over France|
The U.S. Women's Soccer National Team beat France 2-0 on April 13 in a friendly match against France behind goals by veterans Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan, The Olympic Channel noted. The duo won Olympic gold ...
|Chicago Sky announce 2021 regular season schedule |
--From a press release - CHICAGO (April 13, 2021) — In conjunction with the Women's National Basketball Association, the Chicago Sky today unveiled its 32-game schedule today for the upcoming 2021 regular season. Following an ...
|NCAA issues statement hitting back at anti-trans discrimination
The NCAA, which regulates college athletics in the United States, supported transgender athletes April 12, saying it won't hold championship events in locations that aren't "free of discrimination," NBC News reported. As Republicans in more than ...
|SPORTS Red Stars, Dash open Challenge Cup with scoreless draw
Two Chicago Red Stars made their professional debuts and held the Houston Dash to three total shots as the opening game of the NWSL (National Women's Soccer League) Challenge Cup ended in a scoreless draw in ...
|Chicago Sky, WNBA unveil new uniforms ahead of 2021 season
As the WNBA prepares for its 25th season, Nike and the WNBA collaborated to unveil a uniform collection. The new WNBA uniform system from Nike feature three game uniform editions for each of the 12 teams ...
|Athlete Ally releases Athletic Equality Index of LGBTQ-Inclusion at NCAA D1 Schools|
--From a press release - LGBTQI+ student athletes are under attack. Here's how schools can step in. LGBTQI+ student athletes already have a lot on their mind between navigating COVID-19, coursework and their sport. They shouldn't have to also worry about ...
|THEATER 'Security,' with Eric Roberts, running April 10-May 2
Kane Repertory Theatre Artistic Director Daniil Krimer and Managing Director Avery Bowne announced the world-premiere online production of Hammaad Chaudry's Security, as part of the company's new Multiplatform Commission. Security ...
|Chicago Red Stars announce 2021 National Women's Soccer League roster|
--From a press release - Chicago (April 5, 2021) - The Chicago Red Stars announced today their 2021 National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) roster ahead of the 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup, presented by Secret Deodorant. Chicago's roster consists of 22 players, ...
|NATIONAL Non-binary athlete, HRC and Lyft, Tegan and Sara, panic defense|
On March 27, NBC Sports California presented the NBA team Sacramento Kings TV's first women and non-binary broadcast announcing and coverage team across all platforms, including pregame and postgame shows, the live-game telecast and social content, ...
|New Equality Map: Bans on transgender youth participation in sports|
(March 29, 2021) — Across the country, state legislatures have introduced bills that would ban transgender youth from participating in K-12 school sports, and in some cases in college as well. This year alone, at least ...
|Another anti-trans sports bill signed, this time in Tennessee
Transgender students in Tennessee will be required to compete in school sports according to their sex at birth after Republican Gov. Bill Lee signed a controversial bill into law March 26, according to The Tennessean. Tennessee ...
|Arkansas governor signs anti-trans sports bill
On March 25, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) signed a bill into law that will ban transgender girls and women from participating in K-12 and collegiate level sports that align with their gender identity, The Hill ...
|Three Red Stars chosen for U.S. WNT camp roster
The United States Women's National Team (U.S. WNT) announced its travel roster for the upcoming friendlies against Sweden and France on April 10 and 13, respectively. Red Stars defender Tierna Davidson, midfielder Julie Ertz and goalkeeper ...
|Tonya Edwards joins Chicago Sky's coaching staff
The Chicago Sky announced the addition of former WNBA All-Star Tonya Edwards to General Manager/Head Coach James Wade's coaching staff. Edwards joins returning assistant coaches Olaf Lange and Emre Vatansever for the upcoming 2021 WNBA season. ...
|Former soccer star Lohman on 'Raising Tomorrow's Champions'|
Joanna Lohman and Paul Tukey had "really ambitious" goals for their book. They were planning to celebrate the legacy of female sports legends who overcame the challenges of gender, orientation and discrimination that paved the way ...