women's sports

State Reps. Reggie Stoltzfus (R-Paris Twp.) and Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) speak at the press conference announcing their planned legislation.
Karen Kasler / Statehouse News Bureau

Two Ohio Republican lawmakers say they’re working on a bill that would ban transgender athletes from competing on female teams in high schools and colleges.

The 2019 USA Wrestling Girls Folkstyle Nationals tournament in Oklahoma City.
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The Ohio High School Wrestling Coaches Association will host its first ever girls state wrestling tournament next year. The tournament will be held at Hilliard Davidson High School on Feb. 22-23, 2020.

Gender Equity in the Workplace and Billie Jean King

Apr 10, 2017
Billie Jean King at a Hillary Clinton campaign event in Des Moines, Iowa on January 26, 2016.
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According to a Pew Research Center analysis, women only made 83 percent of what men made in 2015. The pay gap has been declining since 1980, but large disparities still exist in the workplace. Billie Jean King has worked throughout her life to close the gap between women and men in the world of tennis, and through her nonprofit, she has been working to create changes to how men and women operate in the world. Today we'll discuss gender equity in the workplace and talk with Billie Jean King about her work and the upcoming movie about her life.