Cheerleading, a sport conceived to be on the side lines, becomes the unfiltered main event in the newest of Netflix’s original series, Cheer. The six-part show depicts the highs, lows and in-betweens of the cheerleaders of Navarro College, Texas, a small college in a small place that houses one of the most dominant cheerleading teams […]


How cheerleading has been sexualised by the media

What do you think of when a person talks about ‘cheerleading’? Pep rallies? Every American high school movie? Valid associations. However, after recently going through tryouts to become part of the Edinburgh University CHeerleading Club (EUCC) Vixens, I became curious about whether the portrayal of cheerleading in the media and online has hindered the awareness […]