A handful of women have altered history by pressing the issue of gender equity inside the courtroom, and I am one of them.
Will women ever achieve parity with men in the world of sports?
Tomboy Justice tells the story of how the biggest losers in National Collegiate history started winning games in the middle of a gender war. The Brooklyn College Lady Knights were racking up wins as the United States Office of Civil Rights was investigating charges of sex discrimination within the athletic program.
Instead of leveling the playing field, a moratorium on all sports was declared. Five years later, I was given the chance to come face to face with my former employer over the issue of gender equity. In August of 1997 a federal judge and jury decided one female coach’s fate.
Tomboy Justice is the story of my journey from the basketball court to the courtroom.