A Note About Girls Becoming Women

This morning I saw this ad. It made me weepy because I remember in college one of my classes was coaching baseball and softball. With my permission the professor (a woman) used me as the example of “Throwing like a girl”. I wasn’t humiliated, I hadn’t ever played baseball or softball but I was the example of how not to throw while my classmate Dawn was the example of how to throw. She used two women to demonstrate that it wasn’t throwing like a girl but rather throwing like someone …