Sport, Physical Activity, and the Health and Well-Being of American Girls and Women
Her Life Depends On It III is the Women’s Sports Foundation’s comprehensive report that reviews existing and emerging research on the links between participation in sport and physical activity and the health and wellbeing of American girls and women.Read More
What’s The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) Got To Do With It?
ENDA, would ensure fair employment practices by making it illegal to fire, refuse to hire, or fail to promote an employee based sexual orientation or gender identityRead More
Both players and coaches have been victims of discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation — an issue that not only affects the LGBT community, but all female athletes.
If women plan on continuing to succeed in sports, then athletes and coaches must work at respecting one another, no matter what diverse background their teammates or players represent.Read More
In October 2009 the National Center for Lesbian Rights and It Takes A Team!, co-sponsored a national think tank entitled, “Equal Opportunities for Transgender student athletes” to develop model policies and identify best practices for athletic programs.
This report provides guidance to high school and collegiate athletic programs about how to ensure transgender student athletes fair, respectful, and legal access to school sports teams.Read More
An exhaustive study of children’s participation in sports and exercise, this is the first to document the benefit of sports to the wellness of families.
Go Out and Play: Youth Sports in America is a comprehensive research report that covers a range of topics including sports access for children with disabilities.Read More
Statement of Aimee Mullins — Fitness and Athletic Equity for Students with Disabilities — Congressional Briefing
Physical activity is important for students with disabilities, currently a lack of opportunities exist but there are changes at the policy level to help address this issue.Read More