#MeToo: Sexual Assault & Sports

#MeToo: Sexual Assault & Sports

Olympic legend Nancy Hogshead-Makar talks to us about the #MeToo campaign and its effect on sports.

Facebook
Twitter
Email
Flipboard
Pocket

We speak to three-time gold medalist and civil-rights attorney Nancy Hogshead-Makar about how the #MeToo movement is shaping the world of sports, as well as about her own work in shedding light on sexual abuse in the field of athletics over the years. We look at the big picture of sexual violence in sports, while also getting into the legal weeds. I cannot imagine a more important topic for this moment or a better person with whom to discuss all of this.

Additionally, I have some “Choice Words” about Jerry Jones and whether he’s all bark, no bite; and a “Just Stand Up” award to McKayla Maroney for coming forward; and we travel cross the pond for our Just Sit Down award. All that and much more!

Nancy Hogshead-Makar
Twitter: @Hogshead3Au
Champion Women Website
ESPN: #MeToo shows need for tighter rules in club and Olympic sports

Zirin
Looks Like Jerry Jones Isn’t Going to Punish His Players for Protesting After All

Dear reader,

I hope you enjoyed the article you just read. It’s just one of the many deeply-reported and boundary-pushing stories we publish everyday at The Nation. In a time of continued erosion of our fundamental rights and urgent global struggles for peace, independent journalism is now more vital than ever.

As a Nation reader, you are likely an engaged progressive who is passionate about bold ideas. I know I can count on you to help sustain our mission-driven journalism.

This month, we’re kicking off an ambitious Summer Fundraising Campaign with the goal of raising $15,000. With your support, we can continue to produce the hard-hitting journalism you rely on to cut through the noise of conservative, corporate media. Please, donate today.

A better world is out there—and we need your support to reach it.

Onwards,

Katrina vanden Heuvel
Editorial Director and Publisher, The Nation

Ad Policy
x