Cori Schumacher: State of Flux

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Friday

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June 2012

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Manly Men: Fiji Pro, June 7th 2012

Written by , Posted in Deconstructing Surfing, Environmental Justice, Feminism, Media Literacy, Surfing

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The amount of references that are made to how “manly” the men on the ASP World Tour are in video commentary and elsewhere, is utterly overwhelming at times. With comments like “These dudes are manly men”, “He better man-up”, descriptions of turns as “mannish hacks”, or even references to waves as women (“approach accordingly”), it […]

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

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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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