A Lesson in Figure Skating and Black Men

Adam Dyer Squaw Valley

Adam Dyer knows full well what it’s like to be a black guy obsessed with figure skating.

Lutz or Flutz? The Tricky Physics of Figure Skating

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Figure skating is at once artistic, athletic and breathtaking. Here’s a glimpse into the science that makes it so entertaining.

Ghosts

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“My girlfriend, the incredibly hot born-again Christian to whom I lost my virginity, asked me if you were an actual fag, or if you just acted like one.” By Michael Rowe

You Don’t Know Jack

Greg White

The epitome of cool quietly retired from acting recently. Greg White recalls his brief meeting with the legendary Jack Nicholson.

My Life as a Male Figure Skater

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In the Eighties, Kenny Bodanis endured homophobic jeers for his love—of the challenge, camaraderie, and spotlight—of life as a male figure skater.

Sexism and Sports: Just the Way We Want It.

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Sex, Size, and Money: the three reasons men and women rarely face one another in a sports arena.
Sexism, Prejudice, and Stodginess: the three reasons things won’t change even if they could.