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CAN_TGAMOn Monday, a bruhaha, or perhaps a bruhuhu (forgive me, internet), erupted over a photograph taken by Kevin Van Paassen that appeared on the front of the Globe and Mail, Canada’s largest national and second-largest daily newspaper. The picture in question features 17-year-old figure skater┬áKaetlyn Osmond extending her leg in the air while dressed in a revealing costume that would be considered common for her sport.

It seems that to some the image represents a terrifying reminder that many women – including female athletes – do indeed possess an area of their bodies where their two legs meet and reproductive organs are often present. Shocking and appalling stuff, I know.

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