When a Looker Is Really a Bitch: Lisa Olson, Sport, and the Heterosexual Matrix

  title={When a Looker Is Really a Bitch: Lisa Olson, Sport, and the Heterosexual Matrix},
  author={L. Disch and M. Kane},
  journal={Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society},
  pages={278 - 308}
  • L. Disch, M. Kane
  • Published 1996
  • Sociology
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
IN S E P T E M B E R 1990, Lisa Olson, a sports reporter for the Boston Herald, was sexually harassed in the locker room of the New England Patriots football team. The incident was initiated by one player who walked over to Olson and thrust his penis toward her, asking " 'Do you want to take a bite out of this?' " It escalated quickly as several more players paraded past her, "modeling" their genitals in a mock strip tease while various others shouted: " 'Did she look, did she look?' 'Get her… Expand
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