146: Fantasies, Body Positivity, & Gender in Sports


Show Notes

Today we are exploring the mysterious world of asexuality, and learning about excites people who claim no attraction to men or women. We also delve into the complicated issue of gender and competition. We discuss how the Olympics and other competitive organizations are dealing with gender ambiguity, fluidity, and intersex individuals. We also look at the example of Ammo on the Challenge, and how Dirty 30 handled his gender fluid identity. Plus, we talk about the curious case of Weight Watchers, how it originated, and how they are rebranding to handle the trend of “wellness” over thinness. Susie describes a recent pic she posted where people commented on her breasts, and how upsetting it was for her. Finally, we debate whether there is a difference between drinking wine, beer, or liquor biologically-speaking. Try our new favorite obsession, Society6.com/bcp and get 20% off plus free shipping on gorgeous prints, pillows, and home decor. Also, take the wine quiz at brighcellars.com/braincandy and get a deal on some delicious wine picked by smarties at MIT to make your mouth happy.

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