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Bloodied bombshells: the double standard for women in wrestling

Skylar Sena, Managing Editor January 21, 2024
Though female wrestlers have long been relegated to five-minute matches and sexually-charged storylines, they are finally fighting back. Yet, when they dare dip too close to the level of gore their male counterparts are praised for, they find themselves being disparaged by fans.
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An illustration featuring a warped image of the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Logo. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Behind the curtain: the struggles of the women outside the wrestling ring

Skylar Sena July 31, 2022
Despite the vital role of women in the wrestling industry who aren’t taking bumps on the mat, they hardly receive the respect they deserve, simply because of their female presence in a fiercely un-female arena.
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