Helen Jefferson Lenskyj

Helen Jefferson Lenskyj is Professor Emerita at the University of Toronto. Helen began her career as a researcher and advocate for women and sport in 1980. Books on those issues include Out of Bounds: Women, Sport and Sexuality (1986), Out on the Field: Gender, Sport and Sexualities (2003), Gender Politics and the Olympic Industry (2013) and three monographs published by Sport Canada. Her recent publications on the Olympics include Inside the Olympic Industry: Power, Politics and Activism (2000), The Best Olympics Ever? Social Impacts of Sydney 2000 (2002), Olympic Industry Resistance (2008) and The Sochi 2014 Olympics: No More Rainbows (2014).

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