Cori Schumacher: State of Flux

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July 2013

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Lesbian-Baiting, a la roxy surfing 2013

Written by , Posted in Deconstructing Surfing, Feminism, Gay, Surfing

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  One of the most prevalent tools of sexism in the surf industry has been and continues to be lesbian-baiting. Lesbian baiting occurs most often when rumblings are felt within the sexist status quo, when women gain more power in a hierarchy, or when they are acting more self-assertive and less deferential than their male-counterparts […]

Friday

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December 2011

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“little hoss” and a call to action

Written by , Posted in Feminism, Surfing

Erica Hosseini-STAB Mag

Since writing “embracing their femininity”, I stumbled upon a photo feature of surfer Erica Hosseini in STAB Magazine’s Hard Cover Book, December 2011, that pushes Big Surfing’s fetishized “feminine” to it’s most hyper-sexualized yet. STAB ostensibly tries to get away with this image by using a play on Hosseini’s last name, a double entendre, a […]

Friday

16

December 2011

2

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in the company of men

Written by , Posted in Feminism, Writing

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“Wanderer, your footsteps are the road, and nothing more; wanderer, there is no road, the road is made by walking. By walking one makes the road, and upon glancing behind one sees the path that never will be trod again. Wanderer, there is no road– Only wind-trails upon the sea.” -Antonio Machado, Campos de Castilla […]

Thursday

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December 2011

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