This Quote From The Female Official For Today’s Game Will Have You Cheering
I am looking forward to the Pats game today, as always, but today is another special day for women, but successful women everywhere will hardly care and here's why.
According to a report from WMUR, Sarah Thomas will become the first female official at an NFL playoff game.
This isn't her first "first." She was also the first woman to ever officiate a college football bowl game, then she was the NFL's first full-time female official and now this.
Sarah is quoted in the report,
I have never allowed my gender to be a crutch or a reason for people to act a certain way. If they have a feeling towards me, that's their issue. It's not mine.
PREACH, SISTAH! Allow me to speak for every single woman I have ever admired in my life, ever. This is exactly how we think. Never do we think, "Oh gee, I couldn't do that because I'm a woman," or "gee, I can't do that because that's considered a man thing." My Mother was like that and all the women in my life who I love and admire, including the women I work with, think this way. I don't have to ask them. I know it's true. That's why we don't even notice if there is sexism around us because that has never been a barrier for women like us and never will be.
Rock on, Sistah Sarah and GO PATS!!