Why Can’t Boys Love Ballet?

The issue of gender equality within the performing arts was brought to the attention of the world after ‘Good Morning America’ host Lara Spencer laughed and mocked Prince George after it was announced that he was taking ballet lessons. Her comments caused outrage among viewers, and several celebrities. Many are calling her comments insensitive, cruel and outdated. Men having been dancing for decades, but why is it so hard to accept this even still in 2019? Dr Saartje Tack joined us from Macquarie University who has completed a Master of Research in Gender Studies and as well as a Doctor in philosophy regarding cultural studies, critical theory and analysis. 

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