Washington Redskins cheerleaders in were told to pose topless for a photo shoot and also were required to attend an event as "escorts" for the NFL team's male sponsors, according to a New York Times report. These women dance in glorified bras and underwear on a field for male entertainment. Redskins Cheer 1. Redskins Cheer 2.
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The New York Times has recently reported that on a trip to Costa Rica, the Washington Redskins Cheerleaders were required to do several things that they were not comfortable with. After the shoot was over, a group of the cheerleaders was selected to accompany a few important guests of the team as escorts to a night club. There was no intimacy involved, but the women report feeling uncomfortable with the arrangement. They felt that they did not have the option to say no. The NFL is feeling the heat after a Miami Dolphins cheerleader recently filed a lawsuit against the team for discrimination. Her claim is that she was discriminated against based on her religion and gender. The lawsuit has made many people take a closer look at how cheerleaders are treated across the league.
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The concept of cheerleading is a pretty amazing one. They are like a cold beer on a Sunday afternoon for NFL football. Similarly, they are like a beer on a Saturday night while watching a UFC event. I guess what I'm trying to say is that much like the icing on the proverbial cake, cheerleaders take a sporting event and make it so much more via the addition of gorgeous, fit, gyrating women. With all that said however, they aren't a necessity in the NFL for example.
On Wednesday, the New York Times released a story about the Washington Redskins cheerleaders , and it outlined some inappropriate exploits that they were exposed to in One cheerleader spoke about that night, via the Macur story , and offered her take about the negative culture being reinforced in cheerleading programs across the NFL. There are two things that are abundantly clear from this story. The culture surrounding cheerleading programs in the NFL needs to change, and the Redskins appear to have been one of the teams that were mistreating their cheerleaders. At the same time, it should be a goal of the league to ensure that they are creating a safe working environment for all.