We love this article, “Science Cheerleaders Invite Children to Admire Their Perky, Bouncy Brains,” (ha!) featured on the homepage of the very popular feminist website, “Jezebel” and the active discussion taking place there right now. Check it out when you have a moment!
By Erin Gloria Ryan
One of the challenges in convincing little girls to want to be smart is that they’ve been indoctrinated by society and princess culture into thinking that being smart is a thing that ugly mustachioed chicks do because no one wanted to marry them and they’re too allergic to hoard cats. Enter the Science Cheerleaders — a group of former NFL and NBA dancers who work in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math and also enjoy dancing suggestively to 90’s jams while waving sparkly pompons.
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