The above video relates how Kenyon Smith, a uh, Aquamaid, a synchronized swimmer with the Santa Clara Aquamaids, cannot get a college scholarship or berth on the US synchronized swimming team at the Olympics in Beijing despite being a "phenomenon [whose]twists and splits and head-down pirouettes are crisp and fast" because of his sex.
This is an obvious double standard which just screams out for ACLU intervention and I would like to eloquently editorialize against his treatment...But I can't. Because it makes me feel...kinda creepy. You know.
Kidnapped by Japan - How A Mother's Dying Wish Led To A Father's Unimaginable Loss
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Sunday, March 16, 2008
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