The legislation would force competitions held on state-granted land or property to reward male and female competitors equally.
In March of 2016, five members of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team (USWNT) filed a wage discrimination complaint against the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
The London Games were the first to achieve women Olympians for each delegation, and the Rio Games are building on that. I am particularly proud that for the first time in Olympic history, more than 45 percent of the athletes competing in the Games of the 31st will be women.
U.S. Women's National Team players say they are paid 25 percent less than members of the men's team.
"I never set out to be this role model."
Olympic swimmer Natalie Coughlin and heptathlete Chantae McMillan are the two other women who grace the Body Issue's seventh
"What I like about my lessons is they aren’t only about tennis. They are about life," Williams said. "You can be down in
Mixing young girlhood and sexuality and selling it to male sports fans is ... just creepy.