Bodice Ripper

The first MLS Cascadia Derby is over, but not before drawing almost every US fan’s (and soccer writer’s) attention away from the USWNT-Japan match in Columbusindicative of the plummeting fortunes of the US women’s game these days in this country, and maybe for feminism as a whole. “Consider your perception of the importance of a regular season MLS game relative to a men’s World Cup warm up game. Now to a women’s World Cup warm up game. It sort of boggles the mind, doesn’t it? And it wasn’t long ago that perception gap would have been unthinkable.” (Fake Sigi)

(Image: Slutwalk Vancouver 2011. Image credit: neonsighs/Flickr through a Creative Commons license.)

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