Uniforms have more meaning than what we wear

Deakin University journalism student Felicity Smith looks at some recent—and not so recent—commentary on women’s sports uniforms and the control over women’s bodies. Uniforms are significant—historically so. Uniforms in sport are there to identify, to unite, to unify the player with the watcher. Athletes can use them to show pride, either in their country or …

The right to shorts

In the fight for gender equity and equality across all facets of sport, it can be really disheartening to find another aspect of the fight that also needs attention. But where there are fights, there are people fighting them. People like Simone Cariss, the Co-Founder, Director and Victorian Representative of Girls’ Uniform Agenda. Girls’ Uniform …