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Tatyana Olal, Contributor

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Vogue's Depiction of Female Athletes? Last

Vogue's Depiction of Female Athletes? Last Place

The June cover of <em>Vogue</em>, featuring Team USA, has been compared to a scene from the popular TV show, <em>Baywatch</em>. Somehow, even to a mainly female audience, the women athletes in Vogue aren't given the chance to pose as the powerful athletes they are, but are toned down to conform to harmless stereotypes.
05/29/2012 12:17 EDT