#GAReads | The Utah Girls Tackle Football League Tackles Gender Norms

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"The Utah Girls Tackle Football League Tackles Gender Norms":

On numerous fields across the state of Utah this season, more than 300 young girls will gather to participate in a sport that they’ve traditionally not been allowed to play: football.

And it all started with Sam Gordon.

At just 9 years old, she caught the attention of millions of people when a 2012 video of her playing on a football team with boys went viral. She scored 35 touchdowns, rushed for 1,911 yards, and racked up 65 tackles.

Read Anya Alvarez's full article at GOOD here…