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    Boy have a privilege: Adidas Superstar Femme They grow up never thinking about the fact that their sex is the iconic representative of all humanity. Allowing girls to do the same isn’t oppressive to boys, it just rectifies an imbalance in this privilege. And sports are an important component of that. Adidas Superstar Dames Men’s sports aren’t more popular because men are “faster and games more exciting.”. They’re more popular because we glorify men (and their competition) and because we don’t have the imagination or will, as Rosalyn Gold-Onwude, an analyst for ESPN and MSG Network Nike Air Max 2016 Womens put it, “understand how to optimize what women can do and put that in a light that is exciting.”
    So.Answer: Imagination. That’s what makes them men’s shoes.
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