Equality in pay and Everything bar for women’s sports opens in Seattle

The Seattle Rough & Tumble venue recently opened as a sports bar celebrating women and prioritizing women’s sports on its 18 television screens.

On opening night, the venue celebrated the release of Brittney Griner and gay marriage rights Instagram page.

“It was a monumental day. We woke up to the news of Britney [sic] Griner comes home and later he gets married #Equal rights was again protected by law. Then we have to open our doors to it. lots. Great. Folks,” the post reads.

After collecting a bounty of positive press in the summer of 2022, the December venue opened its doors with messages of equality.

On your over sidethe owners boast of “carrying the flag for women athletes. We stand for equality in sport – in the game, in the pay, in everything.”

“We play women’s sports on big screens with full sound, served with good food and good friends,” says the website.

“This is how we level the playing field and cheer on women and athletes everywhere who sweat and swear by what they believe in,” it says.

Local Seattle radio station KNKX covered the launch and showcased the local professional teams being promoted at the bar. In particular, they mention a women’s soccer team that they claim has been “in existence for 20 years and has a track record. Still, most people don’t know they exist.”

According to the outlet, on opening night, which featured athletes from women’s professional teams, the venue had to wait an hour before it could be entered. Cat Morazano who plays for the soccer team OL reigntold the radio station about her difficulties in finding a venue that would bring her team’s game to the screens.

“I got so much backlash when I asked them to play the game and I think that’s crazy and it was a regular sports bar!” Morazano said.

Morazano’s team is also represented by players like Megan Rapinoe, who went on a nationwide media tour to promote equal pay for the women’s national soccer team and recently spoke out for transgender people in women’s sports. Also in the team quinna woman who goes by only one name, identifies as non-binary, and uses she/she pronouns.

Although Quinn is the only member of the team to use irregular pronouns, preferences for those are listed entire squad.

Rough & Tumble is housed in a historic sawmill in Seattle, the idea for which was spawned when owner Jen Barnes determined that she could not find a venue to play an OL Reign game in its entirety if it was being broadcast concurrently with a Seattle Seahawks NFL game.

https://www.theblaze.com/news/seattle-womens-sports-bar Equality in pay and Everything bar for women’s sports opens in Seattle

Laura Coffey

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