Monthly Archives: July 2012

Five Reasons Non-Indigenous People Should Boycott ‘Indian’ Iconography in Sports

Five Reasons Non-Indigenous People Should Boycott ‘Indian’ Iconography in Sports Travis Reitsma I grew up a White kid in a very White part of Southern Ontario.  I remember in the fourth grade being seated beside an Indigenous boy named A.J. … Continue reading

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Hypermasculinity and Sexual Abuse: The Silent Lessons of Penn State

Hypermasculinity and Sexual Abuse: The Silent Lessons of Penn State SJ Last week, former FBI director Louis Freeh released his extensive report on the Penn State sex scandal and no one at the university was spared from his damning criticism.  … Continue reading

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Or Can You? The Dogged Persistence of Homophobia in Hockey

Or Can You?  The Dogged Persistence of Homophobia in Hockey Tyler Shipley July 1 was a serendipitous date for Canadian sportswriters eager to reinforce heterosexual discipline in professional hockey.  The coincidental timing of Canada Day, the Toronto Pride Parade and … Continue reading

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“Race,” Racism and Euro 2012

“Race,” Racism and Euro 2012[i] Elena Chou Like all major sports tournaments, Euro 2012 was marked by both surprises (the Netherlands not making it past the group stage despite being one of the favourites to win the tournament) and disappointments … Continue reading

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