“It doesn’t matter your gender or your sexual orientation; you can disorder your eating.”
Tags: abusive relationship, abusive relationships, athlete, athletes, athletics, bisexuality, body dysmorphia, body image, diet, diet culture, dieting, disordered eating, domestic abuse, domestic violence, drag, drag queens, eating disorders, fat, fatness, female bodies, female body, female body image, female violence, Frances Yackel, friendship, gender, gender inequality, gender roles, high school, morality, platonic, Rufi Thorpe, sexuality, shame, teenagers, The Girls from Corona Del Mar, The Knockout Queen, The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project, violence, weight, women's bodies
There is at least one monster on every team. ...more
Tags: adolescence, athlete, athletes, athletics, basketball, bodies, expectation, Giannis Antetokounmpo, metaphor, Michael Jordan, monsters, NBA, Nicholas Russell, on monsters, Pain, physicality, sports, transformation
At Hyperallergic, Gretta Louw reviews a new exhibit in Berlin, Contesting/Contexting SPORT. The transdisciplinary exhibit seeks to address the gross fallacy that professional sports can be removed from the politics of race, gender, and policed bodies.
Ten years later I still wondered about those aviator glasses and whether The Breakfast Club could restore us. ...more
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