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Refereeing Sex


June 26th, 2012

Andy Kravis is a rising 3L at Columbia Law School, where he is pursuing certification in gender and sexuality law through Columbia’s Center for Gender & Sexuality Law.  In addition, he serves as Submissions Editor for the Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, and he works on cases for the Columbia Sexuality and Gender Law […]

Harriet Antczak, a 2010 graduate of Columbia Law School currently working at Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc., shares her thoughts on recent coverage of transgender athletes in collegiate sports: The lyrics to country star Kenny Chesney’s latest hit, “The Boys of Fall,” sum it up well: “They didn’t let just anybody in that […]

In May 2002, the New York Post printed on Page Six (the gossip page): “There is a persistent rumor around town that one Mets star who spends a lot of time with pretty models in clubs is actually gay and has started to think about declaring his sexual orientation.” Everyone who knew anything about New […]

Fight Stigma With Sports! “They thought we were just playing games. They would laugh at us and say, ‘How can women play football? Will you be good at it? How can you sick people play soccer?’” Meria Kabudura, winger. A group of HIV women/ladies in one of the poorest township’s of Zimbabwe, Epworth, decide to […]

Canadian Women’s hockey team gets called out for drinking to celebrate gold medal, while, hmmm, do you think male athletes drink when they win? From a gender justice perspective, this Olympics has been pretty bad.  Let’s review: – Fifteen women sued the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympics because the Vancouver games are men-only […]

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