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‘Beyond Title IX’ excerpt: ‘Who is a Woman?’

TweetThe final part of my new book “Beyond Title IX:  The Cultural Lament of Women’s Sports,” includes many more calls to eliminate sex-segregated athletic competition than I imagined there would be when I began doing the research.
Some women’s sports advocates have argued that Title IX has ensured what they contend is second-class status by legally [...]

A hot midsummer’s roundup of women in sports

Tweet• At Extracurriculars I have written about “Female athletes, their bodies and distorted perceptions” that only figure to continue to heat up: Serena Williams and her body, the LPGA Tour’s mommy conundrum, media coverage of women athletes and the return of Caster Semenya to the women’s track and field fold.
For all the caterwauling about women [...]