Archives for August 2013

Katarina Witt: Diplomatic On And Off The Ice

A version of this post was published at Ms. Magazine. As part of their Nine for IX series, ESPN aired the new documentary, “The Diplomat,” on Tuesday night, featuring skating icon, Katarina Witt. The film traces the career and legacy of the two-time back-to-back Olympic Gold medal figure skater from East Germany, placing her achievements on […]

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Huma-Shaming, Sexting, and Slutbags

A version of this post was published at Ms. Magazine. During his bid for New York City Mayor, Anthony Weiner found himself in the spotlight once again for another batch of sexts and explicit photos that he sent to women under the alias “Carlos Danger.” Post-scandal, however, the media tired of discussing Weiner and instead moved to the […]

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