Work Hard Play Hard is part of the First Shift Project, a larger collection of websites about women and work.


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Learn more about the various issues about women in sport. The sites below are each an exploration. They are celebrations, admonishments, reflections, and all are an education.

Young participants and the influences on them.

Coaching women and women as coaches

Female athletes in ancient times

Public disgrace and drugs

Discrimination in sport

Women of the many sports Halls of Fame

Many detailed timelines of individual sports

The legislation that changed everything

Sex appeal, women and sport

Women-specific rules, gear, and opportunities

Marketing to women in sport

Representations of women in sports mags, TV, and radio