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Isn't There Really Some Porn In Ballet Anyway?
"Take a look at video of the recently dismissed Royal Winnipeg Ballet dancer Jeppe Hansen as he practises his steps and does the splits, in his bulbous leotard, every muscle engorged. ... When did the idea of ballet as highbrow spiritualism take hold? Do the wealthy few who now patronize the art have to think that their appreciation of young bodies is in no way voyeuristic, but a kind of abstracted aestheticism, so as to justify it?" The Globe and Mail (Canada) 07/10/13
Posted July 11, 2013 12:53 AM

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