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Looking Into the Life of Jazz: Understanding Transgenderism Through One Girl’s Experience

Looking Into the Life of Jazz: Understanding Transgenderism Through One Girl’s Experience

Esperanza Fraga

May 15, 2019

Jazz Jennings, a very simple name that is causing a lot of talk. Jazz is a YouTuber and author of the chapter book “Being Jazz,” the kids book “I Am Jazz,” and stars in a TLC reality series about her life, beginning in 2015. All three genres follow the life of Jazz and her journey as a transgen...

Detrimental Definitions: “Powderpuff” Football & “Macho” Volleyball Illustrate Harmful Stereotypes in Sports And Society

Detrimental Definitions: “Powderpuff” Football & “Macho” Volleyball Illustrate Harmful Stereotypes in Sports And Society

Nora Hilgart-Griff

October 9, 2015

You’ve all heard the morning announcements: junior and senior girls: who’s ready to play powderpuff football!?, or it’s that time of year again, boys! Sign up for macho volleyball in the athletic office today! These games are school traditions going back a long time. There are photographs of “pow...

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