…”You play (or run or swing or kick) like a girl” isn’t deployed as an insult anymore. But, at least to this woman, “I play like a girl” doesn’t feel empowering either. It feels like a limitation, one I hope won’t be a screenprinted slogan for another generation.
I play, period.
We’re not there yet, but we’re getting there…
This week for NBC Sports, we talk about Title IX’s upcoming 40th anniversary and how an 8-year-old inadvertently taught me everything I need to know about its impact and importance. Click HERE for the rest.
Really great piece, Jelisa!