In June 2015, Canada hosted the Women’s World Cup. Although the home team was knocked out in the quarter-final match against England, the tournament marked a turning point in the nation’s women’s program. The global sporting world also took notice: the event attracted a record number of viewers, putting to bed the idea that nobody cares about the women’s game. In America, they welcomed home their champion team with a ticker-tape parade. Read more.
Peruana fùtbolistas often face resistance from family, but the sport has proved to be an extremely effective tool for empowering communities. Read more.
AS A FREELANCE writer, I’m sometimes familiar with (or on-site at) news or events stories that have yet to break at the LGBT publications. At other times, I’m able to place stories with an LGBT focus into the so-called mainstream press. In any case, though the news is not my main focus, I’m proud of the work I’ve done in Read more.
There are two ways to look at LGBT travel: it’s travel tailored to an LGBT audience; or, it’s simply the act of travelling while LGBT. I’ve written from both perspectives. Read more.
What’s it like to be a female footballer in a World Cup host country? Read more.
Visibility is crucial to the LGBTQ rights movement, perhaps nowhere more than in the sports world where entire system is based on the tidy (but inaccurate) idea of the gender binary. Read more.
What’s it like to be a female footballer (soccer player) in Mexico? That’s the question I was trying to answer in the summer of 2014. Read more.
Despite the persistent myths about women’s soccer being an unmarketable sport, the stadium sold out in minutes. Read more.
For trans*, intersex, and gender non-conforming athletes, a clear path to competition remains elusive. Read more.