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Redefining what it means to be a female athlete

Top Ten Moments in Women’s Sports in 2015

EA Sports FIFA Women's World Cup Video Game, marked the first time in the FIFA franchaise that female athletes were featured in the game.  USWNT clenched third star as World Champions Sarah Thomas became the NFL's first female referee. Dr.... Continue Reading →

BIG NEWS!!! (insert happy dance)

It is with great joy that I can finally announce… MillyMaker I Don't Rock Bow Tees are now available on Amazon.com… That's right.  What started as merely an idea, is now live on amazon.com. You can click below or go... Continue Reading →

December Featured Athlete

Featuring: Jenny Riemer Sport: Soccer Level Played: Collegiate College: Elon University, Division 1 1. How strong are you? and how do stereotypical images of what the female body should look like make you feel? Do you think you would feel or... Continue Reading →

November Featured Athlete

Featuring: Carly Greenlief Sport: Basketball Level Played: Collegiate College: Lynchburg College, Division 3 1. Do you think there are any positive role models for young athletes to look up to? Yes, I think there are a lot of positive role... Continue Reading →

October Featured Athlete

Featuring: Amanda Wain Sport: Field Hockey Level Played: Collegiate College: Lynchburg College, Division 3 Question: How strong are you? and how do stereotypical images of what the female body should look like make you feel? Do you think you would... Continue Reading →

Are you a “Brute” or a “Bombshell”?

Brutes vs. Bombshells – The Truth about Women’s Tackle and Lingerie Football – Part 3

Part 3: Q&A with Alexis Brach Question: Tell us about your participation in the LFL and the WFA. Answer: I first found the DC Divas, a WFA team. Full pads, NFL rules, 11 on 11 real deal football. I checked out... Continue Reading →

Brutes vs. Bombshells – The Truth about Women’s Tackle and Lingerie Football – Part 2

Part 2: The Legends Football League – We ARE Athletes A common stereotype associated with the LFL is that they're not "real" athletes. There's no denying that the women who play in the LFL are athletes. The majority come from... Continue Reading →

Brutes vs. Bombshells – The Truth about Women’s Tackle and Lingerie Football – Part 1

When I first started writing this, I planned on exploring common stereotypes associated with women's tackle and lingerie football. I thought I'd find overwhelming support that female tackle players are commonly stereotyped as lesbians, and Legends Football League (LFL) (formerly... Continue Reading →

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