On Tuesday, the Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins visited the White House for a visit with the President, a vocal white supremacist. Such visits are customary, and many hockey fans defended the Penguins organization on those grounds. However, the organization's erroneous excuse, that visiting an oppressive head of state could
When we started this project in 2015, we had a lot of goals, which have changed a bit in the last few years. We didn't necessarily realize how complex and difficult covering women's sports would be, or how different the world was becoming. In hindsight, our original vision was riddled
Earlier this summer, the Canadian Women's Hockey League announced an expansion to China, of all places, in a partnership with KHL-based Kunlun Red Star to place a women's team in Shenzhen. The team will branch into two brackets -- a professional level and its under-18 counterpart -- and act as
I did not grow up with Hayley Wickenheiser. When she announced her retirement last week, unlike many hockey fans and journalists, I wasn't able to effectively look back on her career. My understanding of her 23 years of international play is secondhand; I've been graciously allowed to borrow context from
Before reading this article, you should be familiar with terms/concepts such as afab/amab pertaining to assigned gender at birth and nonbinary gender. You may also want to look at nonbinary.org's list of nonbinary identities.
When Buffalo Beauts forward Harrison Browne publicly came out as a trans