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    Re: Soooo why do they have male ballet dancers ?

    Quote Originally Posted by redshepherd View Post
    Pretty sure in almost any competitive sport or art, the men and women execute the same or similar things. Swimming, track, soccer, basketball. I'm just saying.

    "Prance around like women"... considering both professional male and female ballet dances could probably break our skulls with a single kick. Lol
    I realise I was probably on to a loser criticising something like ballet but it's just not something I enjoy watching ... it's the way the guys move around really ... I'm old fashioned in some respects ..

    So suggesting women only performers in lingerie was just wishful thinking and of course .. tongue in cheek


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    Easy solution...just don't watch it. I don't watch ballet very often but I enjoy it when I do. What I don't like is watching people bash each other, like in boxing,
    so I don't watch it either.

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    Re: Soooo why do they have male ballet dancers ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Zincubus View Post
    I realise I was probably on to a loser criticising something like ballet but it's just not something I enjoy watching ... it's the way the guys move around really ... I'm old fashioned in some respects ..

    So suggesting women only performers in lingerie was just wishful thinking and of course .. tongue in cheek


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    Old fashioned or sexist? Let's just say it's a good thing you posted your opinion here and not on social media lol
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    Soooo why do they have male ballet dancers ?

    Youíve just got it so backwards. In reality, female ballet dancers WISH they could move like the males do.

    https://youtu.be/PK6uefZXQRw

    Look at their height, speed, agility. LOOK AT THEIR MUSCLES. Some strong mífers. Female ballerinas are amazing athletes as well, but just canít compare in some regards. Thanks, anatomy.




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    Re: Soooo why do they have male ballet dancers ?

    Oops, sorry. I must have gotten lost.


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    Re: Soooo why do they have male ballet dancers ?

    How do you know that women don't like watching those athletic men showing off their strength dancing around in tight fitting clothing?

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    The saying old fashioned means you know what you say is wrong but continue to say it. Emascuting men (depriving a man of his maleness or identity) because you see them doing a prodominently female profession is just wrong. And putting said women in lingerie....don't get me started.
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    Re: Soooo why do they have male ballet dancers ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Sunnieskys View Post
    The saying old fashioned means you know what you say is wrong but continue to say it. Emascuting men (depriving a man of his maleness or identity) because you see them doing a prodominently female profession is just wrong. And putting said women in lingerie....don't get me started.
    Not to get your goat but..... Male or female sexism is sexism. People should be free to be themselves without criticism or being looked down on as long as they are not truly hurting someone.

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    I'm guessing (Zincubus) that you don't like male ice skaters either? It's much the same as ballet, with added danger of ice & blades. I watch more ice skating
    than I do ballet...but either way, their gracefulness belies the strength & massive skill involved.

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    Re: Soooo why do they have male ballet dancers ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Skyrivers View Post
    How do you know that women don't like watching those athletic men showing off their strength dancing around in tight fitting clothing?
    Yup, we do!

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