It’s long past time for Congress to do something about violence against women
By Tarah Demant, Director, Gender, Sexuality, and Identity Program, Amnesty International USA
When it comes to us, the Ballgirls, there’s a lot more than meets the eye. You may know us from our work on the field in and in the community, but each of us is involved in many things outside of those. Want to know what takes place when we hang up our pinstripes? Find out below!
I have always been in very male dominant environments — three older brothers, cousins, playground friends (when my mom let me out to play), college, work. But it was something I never noticed or ever heard myself say— ‘ There aren’t many girls around me’. It did not hit me till many years…