Entries by Jarrah Hodge from 03/2012

Sexism Skating on Thin Ice

| Posted 03.26.2012 | Canada

The World Championships of figure skating start on Wednesday, but figure skating's gender roles are running far behind the times. Women skaters were forced to wear skirts in competition until recently, and the women's long program is thirty seconds shorter than the men's, which has real implications in terms of the scoring.