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What The Bible Didn’t Say

text by Sara Gross As a PhD student, I was a historian of the first and second century. I read Greek and Hebrew texts and tried to understand the ancient cultures of places we now call Egypt, Israel, Turkey ...

The Critical Role of Gender Equality in Triathlon

text by Sara Gross The rich history of gender equality in Triathlon is a point of pride for those who share the ethos of equal opportunity in sport. What is oft ignored is the fact that a dogged commitment t...

Inclusive Excellence: From Higher Education to Sport

text by Lisa Ingarfield, PhD For many years, I have worked in higher education, providing support and services to survivors of interpersonal violence. Since interpersonal violence is a product of gender oppr...

Alice Milliat and the Women’s Olympic Games

text by Sara Gross One of the major blights on modern Olympic history is the fact that the Games were founded to promote aristocratic values and masculine ideals. That is to say, the Games were by definition...

The “Wretched Women” of the 800 metres

text by Sara Gross Last fall, I had the opportunity to interview Canadian 800m runner Melissa Bishop, hot off her silver medal at the IAAF World Championship in Beijing. In the semi-final, Melissa ran 1.57.52 ...