Feminists Balk At NCAA’s “Competitive Cheering”

You might recall that a few months ago, the University of Connecticut banned its cheerleaders from doing physically strenuous gymnastic activities, trying to avoid the specter of serious injury or any other calamity that may befall one of the young ladies or men. You’d think, in this increasingly litigious society, that such a move would be adopted by more and more NCAA schools. And you’d be wrong.

Bring It On
(This is totally what they mean, right?)

As a natter of fact, the exact opposite is true; as the TITLE IX BLOG notes, there are now six schools with competitive cheerleading - well, five, actually; Oregon decided to get cute and call it “stunt and gymnastics,” but c’mon - and NCAA recognition isn’t far away.

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