Posts Tagged ‘Sports’

News Day Tuesdays Once Banned, Women Now Center Stage at Games

August 12, 2008

In the spirit of the Beijing Olympics check out this amazing article from The New York Times, written by JERÉ LONGMAN, and suggested to GBD by Kathy Chang. THANKS KATHY!

“Not until 1984 were women permitted to run the Olympic marathon, in reefer-madness fear that they might grow old too soon with such exertion; or worse, they might grow a mustache. Or their uterus would fall out, as if it were a transmission.”

Follow the link to check out the article and let us know you thoughts. ☺

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/10/sports/olympics/10longman.html

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