A vision in rhinestones and nylon tights, Cassandro the Exotico – a celebrated Mexican wrestler who happens to also be gay as hell – is finally getting the biopic he deserves. Troy Michael Bordun talked to Cassandro about homophobia, masculinity, and the glitz and glamor of wrestling.
Spandex, shticks and spectacle – wrestling takes performing hyper-masculinity to the point of drag. Annie Fell discusses gender performativity, homoeroticism and Camp in professional wrestling.
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