Misogynie 101

To read the English version click [HERE]. Quelle histoire ! Si vous ne savez pas ce qui se passe par rapport à la NWHL et Barstool, vous pouvez vous mettre à jour avec l’article de Hemal Javeri [ICI]. C’est devenu pire ce matin quand Dave Portnoy, Président de Barstool, a posté sa propre vidéo haineuse.…

#ForTheGame: Tales from the cutting room floor

Women’s hockey has long received the short end of the stick, but when the CWHL folded it laid bare how significant the disparities really were. Lack of viewership, sponsorship, media coverage, statistics, and wages are the common issues that come up but, with hindsight being 20/20, I realized that the lack of research on women’s…

Misogyny 101

Pour lire la version FRANÇAISE cliquer [ICI]. Oh the drama. If you don’t know what is going on with respect to the NWHL and Barstool, you can get caught up with Hemal Javeri’s piece [HERE]. It got worse this morning when Dave Portnoy, President of Barstool, posted his own hateful video. I will not re-post…

For the Growth of the Game: Addressing Racial Discrimination in Hockey Recap

Co-written by Brett Pardy, Madison Danford, and Martine Dennie On December 10th, the MacEwan University Office of Human Rights, Diversity and Equity held a virtual summit addressing racism in hockey. The event brought together people from academia, grass roots hockey organizations, the National Hockey Hockey League, and hockey media. Speakers included Harnaryan Singh, Play-by-Play Commentator,…

Players Against Hate Creates Reporting System for Racism

Last week, Players Against Hate (PAH) launched a database for reporting racist incidents in hockey. It is the first public database cataloguing racism in youth hockey. The fact that this kind of oversight and data gathering mechanism is new to hockey, is telling in and of itself. PAH received a grant from the Palmer Foundation…

[Publication d’au-revoir (pour l’instant) de Cheryl] Quelques pensées sur Yanic Duplessis et pourquoi ce n’est pas toujours prudent d’être ouvertement gai dans le hockey sur glace

Translated by Barbara Ravel. For the English version click [HERE]. Cela a pris environ un an mais j’ai tranquillement abandonné les études sur le hockey. Je voulais écrire un dernier article pour Hockey dans la Société il y a des mois de ça mais, pour être honnête, je ne savais pas vraiment quoi dire, où arrêter, comment conclure. J’ai…

Inside Saint Mary’s University Centre for the Study of Sport & Health’s Goaltending Symposium

Hockey is a slow game to adapt, painfully slow. Yet goaltending over the last quarter century has been completely revolutionized, far outpacing the myths the game thrives on. Hockey in Society alumus Cheryl MacDonald organized an interdisciplinary online symposium that brought together athletes and academics from science, social science, and arts backgrounds to discuss the…

Barbie hockey est-elle une Barbie féministe ?

Cette traduction a été effectuée à l’automne 2020 par les étudiants du cours de Sociologie du sport de l’Université Laurentienne (Sudbury, Ontario), en collaboration avec leur enseignante à l’École de kinésiologie et des sciences de la santé, Barbara Ravel, PhD. L’année dernière, Tim Hortons a travaillé avec le conglomérat de jouets Mattel pour lancer « une…