Someone has to be the Angry Feminist Killjoy of quidditch and I feel like that burden has fallen upon me. Well, so be it. I love a good soapbox to preach from. Inspired by one of my favorite Nickelodeon shows of the 90s, I’m kicking off a new series on Face Beat It: Barcelos Explains It All.
Today, I’m taking on something that has bothered me for ages: how few nonmale quidditch head referees there are and why. While it’s by no means a comprehensive article, it’s a start.
It also references the greatest quidditch headline of all time because I’m a hack and I couldn’t help myself.
Enough beating around the bush. Go ahead and read All The Referee of the Year Candidates Are Men and You Should Be Pissed About It over on Face Beat It.