Strength and femininity go well together! pic.twitter.com/IXNGlnBGXT
— Laila Ali (@TheRealLailaAli) September 25, 2014
“She sees the game differently than you do,” Men’s Health magazine tweeted last week, generalizing all women’s thought processes when they’re watching sports.
This patronizing statement was accompanied with a guide on how to talk to women about sports from a man’s perspective. It suggested that women simply don’t enjoy sports the way men do.
The internet erupted in outrage and the magazine eventually retracted the article and issued an apology. But it yet again raises the issue – whether it’s watching sports or participating in sports, will women ever be seen as equals? Continue reading on si.com.