Female Athletes Still Deserve Equal Pay - Women’s Media Center

The lack of television coverage of female athletes creates an illusion that there is not a significant number of female athletes worthy of admiration — that they are failing — when in fact, there are many who are very successful.

1/24/2021 1:18:00 AM

“The lack of television coverage of female athletes creates an illusion that there is not a significant number of female athletes worthy of admiration — that they are failing — when in fact, there are many who are very successful.”

The lack of television coverage of female athletes creates an illusion that there is not a significant number of female athletes worthy of admiration — that they are failing — when in fact, there are many who are very successful.

Athletes like Abby Wambach have started a movement. Now it is our turn to continue what they started and demand that sports channels must change their attitudes toward female sports and finally provide female athletes with the opportunities for the recognition they deserve.

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I agree! Nothing would be a better disruption to the sexist status quo than moving away from an economy-based measure of value and worth, which is pretty much the only reason women's sport is undervalued and sold as subpar. Capitalism and patriarchy go hand in hand and I'm done with both.