Chart of the Day: Women in the Olympics

In previous years we’ve covered why the Olympics aren’t exactly a feminist institution, even though the competitions show up some pretty bad ass ladies. I had no idea, though, that the games — and particularly the Winter Olympics — were so resistant to including women for such a goddamn long time. After the jump, check out this chart from Mother Jones illustrating women’s long struggle to compete.

Women in the Olympics chart

Alexandra Brodsky wouldn’t exactly call herself an athlete.

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