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Sports and Gender: A History of Disparities


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We all know about gender disparities in sports. I mean, can we really forget how Serena Williams was picked apart for her behavior during the 2018 US Open Tennis final? Or how her eye-catching black catsuit caused an uproar at the 2018 French Open that prompted the French Tennis Federation President to impose a permanent dress code? Not to mention countless other women who come under fire for how they play while their male counterparts skate scot-free.

Well, library student assistant and fellow Scottie Mia is here to shed some light on it! If you are interested in literature and commentary on the history of gender disparities in sports, visit her display by the elevator on the first floor of McCain Library!

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