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WWE Evolution: Another Huge First For Women. And More To Come

Posted On: Oct 11, 2018   |   Posted By: CBS

By Chuck Carroll
The women in WWE continue to shatter stereotypes and blaze trails once thought impossible. As a result, the playing field on-screen is being leveled faster than during any movement in recent memory.
When GiveDivasAChance began trending one Monday night in February 2015 fans were fed up. Although RAW was a three-hour show, a tag-team match between The Bella Twins and Paige and Emma lasted just a shade over 30 seconds. The bout was just the latest example in a seemingly endless string of “blink and you miss it” segments featuring women. It seemed that when the show was running long and cuts needed to be made, women were always the first to have matches cut short or canceled outright.
With years of frustrations built up, the tag match became the straw that broke the camel's back. Finally, the time had come for the women in the locker room and their fans to put their feet down.
Tens of thousands of tweets poured across WWE's timeline demanding that the Divas receive their equal share of screen...

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