Could You Afford Your Very Own Figure Skating Costume? (Probably Not.)

With a couple note-worthy exceptions, figure skating has always seemed like a rich girl sport. The girls I knew who could afford to do it were always the ones with highest, most shiny of ponytails who, in the winter, wore headbands instead of hats and had really nice ski jackets. Their parents could spend money on… » 2/14/14 12:30pm 2/14/14 12:30pm

A Brief History of Homoeroticism (and Denial) in the Olympics

Now that the Olympics are off to a wobbly, terrifying, sans-plumbing start, plenty of public figures are taking the opportunity to rain vicious side-eye upon Putin's draconian anti-gay propaganda law. » 2/11/14 11:20am 2/11/14 11:20am

Post-Superbowl, Let Us Turn Our Attention To Sex-Trafficking At The…

The Olympics: a time for the world to come together in collegial common purpose. And, unfortunately, for sex-trafficking. » 2/09/11 4:12pm 2/09/11 4:12pm