Today we have a special guest post from Elaine Filadelfo, friend and supporter of Bloomer Girls Blog. By day, Elaine (@urchkin) works for Twitter, researching and telling stories about the way Twitter is used in sports, politics, and TV. By night, she’s at SF Giants games. She received a masters degree in Gender, Media, & […]
Sometimes we save up articles for a links post and then forget to do one. Sometimes there are news items we discuss writing about but don’t get around to it. Sometimes we’re just busy. Or lazy. This edition of the Links Post is the result of all four. SNY Anchor Kirk Giminez Tweets, Then Deletes […]
Baseball is FINALLY here, the long cold winter months are over, and happiness simply does not describe how we feel. Because in baseball, things like this happen: And things like this happen: Thank you Earth, for turning on your axis and rotating around the sun so that Opening Day can come and baseball can be […]
Friends, America’s favorite holiday is upon us: it’s Super Bowl weekend. We at Bloomer Girls will be watching the big game among friends and a ridiculous amount of Baltimore-, San Francisco- and New Orleans-themed food at Lydia’s house. Whether you’ll be watching or avoiding, whether you have a horse in this race or you’re watching […]
The University of Wisconsin School of Law’s Journal of Law, Gender & Society has announced its 2013 symposium will be entitled “Transcending Gender Lines: Title IX and Transgender Rights.” Are you a legal scholar or practitioner interested in participating? Check out the details over at Feminist Law Professors.
Here are links to some more fantastic articles about the Olympics that we’ve been discussing this week. A truly fantastic piece from Metro Boston(Metro? Really? Isn’t that the newspaper that they hand out at the subway stops? Yes. It is.) about what would happen if we photographed all of the Olympic sports the same way […]
McKayla Maroney, holy shit. That’s a link to her incredible vault broken down into slow-mo by Deadspin. Go watch it. Seriously, you will not regret it.
As we’ve stated previously, here at Bloomer Girls Blog, we’re obsessed with the Olympics and so excited to get together tonight to watch the (taped) Opening Ceremonies with our friends. So today, for our usual Friday Links, we’re sharing our favorites from posts leading up to the opening of the games. Sporty Style: 7 Inspiring […]