Monthly Archives: November 2010

Finally! An acceptable pose for women athletes

TweetAnother women’s pro soccer team has bitten the dust — a team that just won a league championship, in fact — as that same league maneuvers yet again to stay in business.
But in the land of the Sisters of Perpetual Indignance, where small-bore cultural issues trump all else in women’s sports, the Representation Obsessions of [...]

The wasted cultural obsessions of women’s sports

TweetForgive my tardiness in getting around to the case of Kye Allums, who plays for the women’s basketball team at George Washington University and is in the midst of a female-to-male transgender process.
I was waiting for the tidal wave of coverage about Allums’ story – much of it sympathetic to his situation — to subside. [...]