Gender Stereotypes And Sports

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Girls should be allowed to play the same sports as boys for many reasons. Fewer girls play sports than boys do. If sports were more co-educational, then more girls would be motivated by competition from the other gender. Competing against each other brings out more passion and sportsmanship in both genders. Today’s generation is concerned about equality.What are we teaching our young people if we separate genders in activities? Such integration would prepare both genders to work together in all aspects of society. Many more girls would compete in sports if they were integrated. In 2013, one family fought their school district for a chance for their daughter to play on the boys-only team. That year, over 1,500 girls played on football …show more content…
This may be true but then, in this case, where is the benefit for the older girls?The same argument would hold true for younger boys who run with older boys. By the same token, there would be minimal benefit for older boys who train with younger boys. That is why opposite genders should run and compete with each other, especially if they are the same age range. Girls are equally capable of running and otherwise competing with boys. The result of co-educational sports would be that many more girls would thrive in all sports they choose to compete in. Boys and girls could use their combined strengths to their advantage to push each other to achieve more. Both boys and girls would be motivated to be better, faster, and stronger. And after all, isn’t the that what sports are meant to do, push one to be one’s best? Girls should be allowed to play the same sports as boys for many reasons. Fewer girls play sports than boys do. If sports were more co-educational, then more girls would be motivated by competition from the other gender. Competing against each other brings out more passion and sportsmanship in both genders. Today’s generation is concerned about equality.What are we teaching our young people if we separate genders in activities? Such integration would prepare both genders to work together in all aspects of …show more content…
This may be true but then, in this case, where is the benefit for the older girls?The same argument would hold true for younger boys who run with older boys. By the same token, there would be minimal benefit for older boys who train with younger boys. That is why opposite genders should run and compete with each other, especially if they are the same age range. Girls are equally capable of running and otherwise competing with boys. The result of co-educational sports would be that many more girls would thrive in all sports they choose to compete in. Boys and girls could use their combined strengths to their advantage to push each other to achieve more. Both boys and girls would be motivated to be better, faster, and stronger. And after all, isn’t the that what sports are meant to do, push one to be one’s

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