I was not born on a soccer field, but close enough.
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When reports emerged that Harvard University’s men’s soccer team had an annual tradition of ranking players from the women’s team by attractiveness, using sexually explicit and lewd terms to comment on their appearance, the standard punishment was expected: a gentle slap on the wrist, if that.
Sarah Thomas will soon be on football fields alongside six other referees as the National Football League’s first full-time female official, but some doubt her ability to participate in a historically male-dominated sport simply because she is a woman.
Last week, Canadian-based poet Rupi Kaur posted an Instagram photo of her sister sleeping on her side displaying a small circle of blood on her sweatpants—a period leak. Instagram removed the photo twice, stating that it violated community guidelines.
Whether you are at LaVernapalooza to have a good time or there to enjoy what some label as hip-hop, you are supporting artists who continually write misogynistic songs, and sadly receive profits for their lyrical trash.