Sportz Shortz, July 27, 2014

Written by Taylor Crain. Posted in Columns, Sportz Shortz

Our Bi-Weekly Digest of Women’s Sporting News

PHOTOCREDIT Canada's 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup

American soccer—rumored to be unpopular—has a growing audience. Rather than an absence of interest, American soccer is “unpopular,” because of  an absence of men. American women outperform their male counterparts continuously—the approaching 2015 Women’s World Cup may very well launch a dialogue centered on the limited recognition.

World Watch, July 19, 2014

Written by Taylor Crain. Posted in Columns, World Watch

 Our Digest of Feminist News and Opinion from Around the World

PHOTOCREDIT Screen Shot from KHOU News

High school student Jada, whose assault was recorded and went viral, courageously chose to take control by revealing her identity amidst a climate of mockery and hostility. Online, the recording was received by an unsettling barrage of ridicule from social media users. The atrocity of the brutalization and its aftermath offers us no answers, but does pose a question: when will we begin taking rape seriously?

Sportz Shortz July 12, 2014

Written by Taylor Crain. Posted in Columns, Sportz Shortz

 Our Bi-Weekly Digest of Women’s Sporting News


Iranian women continue to voice opposition to the unwritten regulation barring them from stadiums. The ban, which came about after the 1979 Islamic Revolution, forbids women from attending public sporting events but does not necessarily illegalize their presence. Furthering frustration is the admission of foreign female fans—only Iranian women are excluded. The ludicrous nature of the ban has inspired creative protest, like that of the Women in White Scarves, who write their slogans on their required head coverings.

World Watch July 5, 2014

Written by Taylor Crain. Posted in Columns, World Watch

Our Digest of Global Feminist News and Opinion

Top Story Photo

Resurgence of the Western media’s morbid fascination with sexual assault in India has sensationalized the country’s “deeply embedded rape culture.” However, the US and its European brethren have yet to resolve domestic sexual assault, and their statistics are just as disturbing as nations further east—in some cases, they’re far worse. When the luxury of distance results in hypocrisy, a human rights crisis is reduced to a news headline, and an entire culture becomes recognizable only by its lowest common denominator.

Sportz Shortz, June 28th, 2014

Written by Taylor Crain. Posted in Columns, Sportz Shortz

Our Digest of Women’s Sporting News

Top Story the History of Tennis

For decades now, tennis has been the great equalizer among sports. Female competitors receive as much media coverage—in some cases, more coverage—than their male counterparts, and tennis remains to be the only competitive athletic in which a woman can hope to earn as much as a man. So is it the money that legitimizes the sport in the media? A more in-depth analysis offers a historical perspective to consider alongside the financials.

World Watch

Sportz Shortz

Ms. Fit Magazine

smallIcon Ms. Fit Mag is a body-positive, LGBTQ-friendly, unapologetically feminist women’s health and fitness webzine.


Kathie Bergquist


Amber Ponomar


Marcia Brenner, Searah Deysach, Marian Sherrell Haas, Jessica Young


Nicole Bender Sankowski


Nikki Rinkus


Taylor Crain

Contact Us

Ms. Fit Mag
PO Box 259483
Chicago, IL 60625-9483


For comments and feedback about editoral content:

To seek advice from Searah the Feminist Sex Lady:

To brag about your fitness accomplishments:

To propose a story

For press releases or to let us know about cool

For advertising

nicolesan1 W3Counter My Websites Add a Website Get Tracking Code Tracking Code WordPress Plugin Real-Time Pulse Code Visitor Labeling To begin recording statistics, add the following code to your website. You should add the code to every page of your site, somewhere in the body of the page. The tracker image you chose will appear where you place the code.