Cori Schumacher: State of Flux

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Monday

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July 2013

11

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Roxy, #whoamIjustguess: surf-sex w/o a face

Written by , Posted in Feminism, Media Literacy, Surfing

Revolting Roxy

The trend of sexualization of women in surfing has been steadily building. It has been building slowly enough that we have had plenty of time to argue back and forth about whether this is a trend that will or already has been, aggravated toward more sexualization of female surfers. Today, something has fundamentally shifted. The […]

Saturday

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June 2013

2

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Reconstructing Surfing

Written by , Posted in Deconstructing Surfing, environment, Surfing

Environmental justice, as opposed to simple environmentalism that can be co-opted by corporate consumerism to drive sales in the mode of greenwashing, understands that all forms of oppression are interconnected. That is, oppressions of race, sexuality, gender, class; oppressions that privilege heterosexuality and certain body types over others; oppressions that encourage (often in complicity via […]

Thursday

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January 2012

3

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China and Big Surfing

Written by , Posted in Deconstructing Surfing, Politics, Surfing

"Statues on the beach create an interesting backdrop"

“Sports themselves are not political, but they have important political functions. The close connection between sports and national identity takes different forms in different countries at various stages of development, and in China it has special significance. The phrase ‘a weak country has no sports’ has particularly painful associations for Chinese people [owing to China’s […]

Saturday

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December 2011

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