juno 2: volleyball buggaloo

Texas teen volleyball star Mackenzie McCollum was taken off her team (against school policy) when she became pregnant. When she was finally re-instated, the coach told the entire team about her pregnancy. But she and her family are fighting back.

Here’s ESPN’s in-depth reporting — it’s longish, but worth it. This young lady has clearly been discriminated against, but it’s good to see her family rallying around her, and the media covering this story so thoroughly and with such urgency. And good news: the US Dept. of Education is investigating the school for Title IX violations:

Pregnant High School Athlete Faces Discrimination [Feministing]

Send an email to Lindsay Robertson, the author of this post, at yvaqfnl@yvaqfnlvfz.pbzlindsay@lindsayism.com



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