Category Archives: Social Issues

La Bandera LGBTQ y el Fútbol

El uso de la bandera del arcoíris del movimiento LGBTQ provocó críticas de un equipo inglés que compite en la National League North, el nivel sexto del fútbol profesional inglés. Altrincham F.C. llevó camisetas del arcoíris para apoyar a la comunidad LGBTQ y su “Football vs. Homophobia” campaña en febrero de 2019. Una fuente fuerte… Read More »

Understanding the Women’s Game – A Journey of Panels

This week I had the pleasure of listening to Gwendolyn Oxenham, author of Under the Lights and In the Dark: Untold Stories of Women’s Soccer, as well as a panel of Women’s Soccer figures: Dan Levy, agent for many of the players of the USWNT, Anson Dorrance, coach of UNC’s women’s soccer team, Carla Overbeck,… Read More »

Atletas corporativos vs atletas activistas

Los deportes y los atletas tienen papeles muy importante en nuestra sociedad. A través de los deportes, muchos crean sus identidades, careras, futuros y pasiones. Así mismo, los atletas toman el papel como nuestra inspiración, admirándolos y usando sus trayectorias como ejemplos para obtener el éxito. Ellos llegan hacer nuestros ídolos y a través de su éxito,… Read More »

The Fight for Equal Pay, More Important Now than Ever Before

On March 30th, Carli Lloyd, Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe, Becky Sauerbrunn and Hope Solo, filed a federal complaint by means of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, accusing U.S. Soccer of wage discrimination. As a result of the collective bargaining agreement long ago negotiated between members of the U.S. women’s national team and U.S. Soccer, they… Read More »

A Lapse in Judgment: Wambach Arrested for DUI in Wake of USWNT Lawsuit

In the wake of the U.S. Women’s National Team filing a lawsuit demanding equal pay from the U.S. Soccer Federation during the past week, the USWNT and the soccer world received shocking news about one of its former superstars Sunday morning. After being pulled over at 11:05 p.m. Saturday, former U.S. forward Abby Wambach, 35,… Read More »