This Just In: Hockey (and many of its fans) Still Racist

I haven’t written very much about Colin Kaepernick’s Black Lives Matter protest because I feel like it’s been covered very thoroughly and I haven’t had much to add.  Even when the Penguins and Crosby decided to go to the White House, I was disappointed, but didn’t really feel the need to write. Then, this morning,…

You can have hockey or gay rights but not both (under the Harper Government)

Please note this article is cross-posted on The Rabbit Hole. While doing research on hockey and Canadian masculinity I read an article by Jay Scherer and Lisa McDermott, from the University of Alberta, titled “Playing promotional politics: Mythologizing hockey and manufacturing “ordinary” Canadians.”  In the article the authors argue that Canada’s conservative government has used…