Episode 10: Mind Boggling

In Episode 10 of Burn It All Down, Shireen Ahmed, Brenda Elsey, Lindsay Gibbs, and Jessica Luther marvel at the way pseudo-science is used to police female athletes’ bodies. They discuss women’s concussions, attempts to regulate women’s natural testosterone levels in track and field, Wimbledon thus far, and check in on Monica González, former captain of Mexican national soccer team after her world record breaking climb up Mt. Kilimanjaro to play in the highest ever regulated soccer match. So much to burn and so little time.

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Episode 9: “Good day, sir”

In Episode 9 of Burn It All Down, Shireen Ahmed, Jessica Luther, and Lindsay Gibbs discuss Colin Kaepernick…again and John McEnroe’s comments about Serena. Then, Jessica interviews Stephanie Yang about her piece last week at SB Nation on sexism in coaching in women’s soccer (www.sbnation.com/2017/6/27/158736…e-coaches-sexism). Plus, you’ll hear The Burn Pile and Badass Woman of the Week!

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Episode 8: Pride Party

In Episode 8: Pride Party of Burn It All Down, Lindsay Gibbs and Brenda Elsey discuss the current state of LGBTQ issues in sports with Amira Rose Davis and Jen Mac Ramos. Then Shireen Ahmed brings us an interview about roller derby and trans inclusion in sports with Alex Hanna, and Lindsay talks with WNBA star Layshia Clarendon of the Atlanta Dream about the WNBA’s journey with LGBTQ inclusion and her experience as a black, gay, non-cisgender athlete. (Note: The audio of the Clarendon interview is from a phone call; please excuse the sound difference.) Zoe Hayden of the Victory Press joins Brenda and Lindsay for the Burn Pile, followed by our record-smashing Bad Ass Woman of the Week.

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