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Celebrating and honoring International Women’s Day – 2021

As we have made it through one week of Women’s History Month, we continue to celebrate and honor all women on International Women’s Day – March 8.

As a society and especially our goal here at Diva Dirt is to march forward for women’s rights with a strong presence and strive for equality. Current booking aside across major promotions, women in the wrestling industry are breaking barriers, smashing glass ceilings, and more and more women are entering the squared circle more than ever.

Major promotions such as WWE, IMPACT, and AEW are posting today on their social media accounts as well as their talents celebrating today’s holiday. On WWE’s official Twitter account along with the WWE on Fox’s account posted the following:

Stephanie McMahon posted that women can do it all and that women’s sports can indeed outdraw men’s sports.

WWE on BT Sport is celebrating the pure talent and the loaded rosters of women from each brand. They also uploaded on their YouTube account Paige and NXT UK Women’s Champion Kay Lee Ray discussing the rise of women in WWE. They discuss the influence that Trish Stratus and Lita had on women’s wrestling, spoke on The Bella Twins, and the Paige vs. Emma match where Paige became the first NXT Women’s Champion.

Bianca Belair who will be getting her opportunity of a lifetime next month as she takes on SmackDown Women’s Champion Sasha Banks at WrestleMania will be speaking alongside The Female Quotient. They will be celebrating International Women’s Day alongside Girl Up in regards to the Sports for a Purpose campaign. Pushing Gender Equality Through Sport.

Switching gears to AEW, the talent in the company are speaking out to challenge gender bias and inequality, and celebrate women’s achievements. Members of the roster are raising their hands to show their support. You can view some of the posts below.

As for IMPACT, Knockouts Champion Deonna Purrazzo posted on her social media that we are the strongest when we cheer each other on.

IMPACT posted this photo of their current roster celebrating the day.

Diva Dirt joins in the celebration of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month. We celebrate women not only on this day or this month but every single day.

Thank you to all of the women in this industry regardless of promotion or role for everything that they have done and continue to do to bring a smile to our faces every day. We celebrate ALL women. Regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, transgender women, economic status, nationality, etc. Embracing each other for our differences instead of creating a divide. Women are the backbone of society. They are our mothers, daughters, family, friends, neighbors, mentors & teachers.

Happy International Women’s Day 2021!! :)

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