For its part, ESPN says it punished Simmons because he did not “operate within ESPN’s journalistic standards.” Which begs the question: Just what kind of “journalistic standards” is ESPN feigning to defend here?
The NFL is too big to fail
Sexism in sports is so pervasive that it becomes background noise to us that we don’t even notice until something outrageous happens. Although female athletes certainly have more opportunities compared to 50 years ago, male athletes still receive the majority of resources, money, and media coverage
How do we change the culture of women’s sports? By finally having an honest conversation about it.
What’s stopping Chloie Jonnson from competing against other women are misconstrued beliefs about human anatomy after transitioning. Jonnson is a woman, and hopefully one day people will understand enough about being transgender to allow her to compete with her peers.