Tagged With battle of the sexes

I’ve been playing tennis since I was five years old. As a young girl playing in the 90s, I was still subjected to a rigid dress code that dictated that we played in skirts or dresses.

Considering my own personal context, Battle of the Sexes was always going to resonate with me as both a player and a woman.

I was ready for the rampant 1970s sexism and the ways in which things have and haven't changed for women. What I didn’t expect was the film's strong, albeit accidental, correlation to the marriage equality survey that is currently dominating the Australian social and media landscapes.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

I’ve been playing tennis since I was five years old. As a young girl playing in the 90s, I was still subjected to a rigid dress code that dictated that we played in skirts or dresses.

Considering my own personal context, Battle of the Sexes was always going to resonate with me as both a player and a woman.

I was ready for the rampant 1970s sexism and the ways in which things have and haven't changed for women. What I didn’t expect was the film's strong, albeit accidental, correlation to the marriage equality survey that is currently dominating the Australian social and media landscapes.