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MasculinityEngaging Men, Changing Gender Norms: Directions for Gender-Transformative Action (2014) advocacy brief explores the importance of changing social norms related to men's ideas and behaviors and examines several questions: Can men support gender equality and learn to live gender-equitable lives? Can men transform the ideas and practices they associate with manhood? Can the spheres where men and boys are socialized and often learn inequitable norms - home, school, work, sports, religion, the media, and others - be changed?
MasculinitySports and the Making of Men: Transforming Gender Norms on the Playing Field (2014) advocacy brief explores ideas on how to transform sport - an important part of the lives of most boys and many men - to encourage gender equitable attitudes and behaviors, to end harmful forms of masculinity, and to transform masculinity in positive ways.
SportsAssociation for Women in Sports Media (AWSM) is a volunteer-managed nonprofit founded in 1987 as a support network and advocacy group for women who work in sports writing, editing, broadcast and production, and public and media relations.
SportsAmelia Brodka is a professional skateboarder, creator of Underexposed, and founder of Exposure.
SportsExposure is a nonprofit dedicated to empowering women through skateboarding. They create opportunities for women by organizing events that provide all-female Professional and Amateur skateboarding competitions, learn-to-skate clinics and wellness education. Proceeds from their events support survivors of domestic violence.
SportsAllyson Felix is an American track and field sprint athlete, who competes internationally for the United States.
SportsGirls Skate Network – for girls in skateboarding
SportsInternational Women’s Flag Football Association (IWFFA) provides an opportunity for all females regardless of race, nationality, age, economic status or sexual orientation to enjoy healthy competition, have fun, develop teamwork skills, learn fair play, good sportship, standardize rules of the game, create new teams and unify exiting teams and leagues to help organize the sport.
SportsKelly Clark Foundation was established in 2010 to provide youth with the resources and opportunities they need to achieve their highest potential through snowboarding.
SportsLadies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) is one of the longest-running women’s professional sports associations in the world. Founded in 1950, the organization has grown from its roots as a playing tour into a non-profit organization involved in every facet of golf.
SportsMia Hamm Foundation is a non-profit, national organization dedicated to raising funds and awareness for families in need of a marrow or cord blood transplant and to the development of more opportunities for young women in sports.
SportsAlex Morgan is an American soccer player and Olympic gold medalist.
SportsNational Women's Soccer League (NWSL) is a nine-team Division-I women's professional soccer league featuring national team players from Canada, Mexico and the U.S.
SportsMartina Navratilova is a retired Czech and American tennis player and coach. In 2005, Tennis magazine selected her as the greatest female tennis player for the years 1965 through 2005.
SportsPeggy Oki was the only female on the original Zephyr skateboard team of the 1970s.
SportsDanica Patrick is an American auto racing driver, model, and spokeswoman.
SportsPowderRoom is a global online magazine and community for women who snowboard.
SportsMegan Rapinoe is a soccer star, one of the U.S. Women's National Team's best goal scorers, and one the game’s craftiest players.
SportsMary Lou Retton is a retired American gymnast. At the 1984 Summer Olympics, she won a gold medal in the individual all-around competition, as well as two silver medals and two bronze medals.
SportsRonda Rousey is an American mixed martial artist and judoka. She is the first and current UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion, as well as the former Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion.
SportsShred Betties was founded with the goal of providing a voice for female snowboarders, a population segment that is often overlooked or ignored by the snowsports industry.
SportsHope Solo is an American soccer goalkeeper and a two-time Olympic gold medalist.
SportsSheryl Swoopes is a retired American professional basketball player and the head coach of the women’s basketball team of Loyola University Chicago.
SportsDara Torres is an American former competition swimmer who is a twelve-time Olympic medalist and former world record-holder in three events.
SportsUNDEREXPOSED: A Women's Skateboarding Documentary is a documentary film that highlights women's skateboarding as well analyzes the skate industry's approach to female skateboarders.
SportsLindsey Vonn is an American World Cup alpine ski racer on the US Ski Team.
SportsSerena Williams is an American professional tennis player who is ranked No. 1 in women’s singles tennis.
SportsVenus Williams is an American professional tennis player who is a former World No. 1 and is ranked World No. 11 in singles.
SportsWomen’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) is a basketball association in the United States. It currently is composed of twelve teams. The league was founded on April 24, 1996, as the women’s counterpart to the National Basketball Association.
SportsWomen’s Sports Foundation, founded in 1974 by tennis legend, Billie Jean King is dedicated to advancing the lives of girls and women through sports and physical activity.