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About ROBYN RYLE

Robyn Ryle is the author of three books and a professor of sociology and gender studies at Hanover College in Hanover, Indiana, where she has been teaching sociology of gender and other courses for 20 years. She went to Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, for her undergraduate degrees in sociology and English with a concentration in women’s studies. She received her PhD in sociology from Indiana University-Bloomington and is originally from northern Kentucky.

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A classic tale of boys vs. girls

FAIR GAME

A girls' basketball team challenges the boys to a high-stakes game, putting their friendships and futures on the line.

Fed up with getting less money and attention than the boys, despite their winning record, a girls’ basketball team challenges the boys to a high-stakes game, putting their seasons, their futures and three cherished friendships on the line.

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2020 Stonewall Book Awards Israel Fishman Non-Fiction Honor Award Recipient

SHE/HE/THEY/ME:

An Interactive Guide to the Gender Binary

If you’ve ever questioned the logic of basing an entire identity around what you have between your legs, it’s time to embark on a daring escape outside of the binary box…

THROW LIKE A GIRL, CHEER LIKE A BOY:

The Evolution of Gender, Identity, and Race in Sports

This book uses the world of sports in order to reveal the complicated history of gender, sexuality, race, and social justice while connecting those stories to today’s athletes. It highlights the ways sports often contribute to inequalities, but also how they can help make the world more accepting.

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