Show Notes

Former professional athlete Alexandra Allred discusses her new book When Women Stood: The Untold History of Females Who Changed Sports and the World . It's an eye-opening chronicle of the amazing women who refused to accept the status quo and fought for something better for themselves and for those who would follow. Featuring exclusive insight from athletes such as Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Kathrine Switzer, Nancy Liberman, Briana Scurry, and Nancy Hogshead-Maker, this book includes the stories of female football players, Olympic athletes, powerlifters, soccer stars, historians, archeologists, crusaders, and scientists. Alexandra speaks with RFG's John Shannon about some of the pressing issues for today's female athletes such as equal pay and the inclusion of transgender athletes in women's' sports.

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