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WGSS Executive Committee Member Prof. Rachel Rodgers on Sexism in Olympics Dress Codes

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BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - OCTOBER 13: Lynn Klesserof Netherlands takes a shot during a Women's Bronze Medal Match during day 7 of Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games at Green Park on October 13, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Photo by Marcelo Endelli/Getty Images)

Rachel Rodgers (Associate Professor of Applied Psychology and WGSS executive committee member) weighs in with the Northeastern News on sexism and misogyny in athletic dress codes as the Tokyo Olympics approaches.

“You would think that at least here, in a competition among the world’s greatest athletes, we should be focused on the functionality of women’s bodies, and yet the conversation is still about what they’re wearing.”

Rachel Rodgers in Northeastern News

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