My research and commentary have been featured various media outlets, including the Guardian, the New York Times and Australian Broadcasting Commission. The following is a selection of those engagements.
I joined the End of Sport podcast as a guest co-host in March 2021, to discuss queerness and gender expansiveness in gymnastics with Blake and Kino from the podcast Half in Half Out. The podcast is available here.
The End of Sport podcast interviewed me in July 2020 in response to the release of Athlete A, looking for more insight into the cultures within women’s gymnastics and their historical roots. Part one is available here and part two is available here.
“Gymnastics culture has faced a reckoning with uncovering of systemic abuse,” AM (ABC Radio News and Current Affairs: Australian Broadcasting Commission), 8 May 2021.
“How women’s gymnastics fell from grace,” Sporty (Radio National: Australian Broadcasting Commission), 8 May 2021.
“The review into Gymnastics Australia was shocking but it’s not the only sport with issues,” Hack (Triple J: Australian Broadcasting Commission), 4 May 2021.
“Gymnastics scandal hits NZ,” Extra Time, (Radio New Zealand), 7 August 2020.
“Abuse is normalised in gymnastics,” Morning Report, (Radio New Zealand), 7 August 2020
Drive, (Radio2SER Sydney), 7 August 2020
“What does gymnastics do now after abuse allegations?” Early Edition (Newstalk ZB and associated stations), 4 August 2020
Auckland gymnastics club faces abusive coaching allegations, Checkpoint, (Radio New Zealand) 3 August 2020
“From a ‘pioneering’ sport for women, to one overshadowed by a culture of abuse. What happened to women’s gymnastics?” ABC News, 11 May 2021.
“‘Petri dish for abuse’: gymnastics faces a reckoning in Australia,” The Guardian, 5 May 2021.
“A ‘toxic’ and dehumanising culture: how Australian gymnastics needs to reform in wake of damning report,” The Conversation, 4 May 2021.
“Gymnastics abuse: New Zealanders part of a global call to action for change,” Stuff, 21 August 2020
“Gymnastics New Zealand steps away from handling complaints,” Stuff, 8 August 2020
“Identifying abuse in gymnastics,” Radio New Zealand, 7 August 2020