She is known primarily as a deafblind wunderkind who learned to read, speak, and understand the English language. But there’s much more to Hellen Keller’s story. She was a socialist, a card-carrying union member, an outspoken early supporter of the NAACP, one of the founders of the American Civil Liberties Union, a suffragist, and encouraged the legalization of birth control. But she also promoted some eugenicist ideas in the early 20th century.
NFL cheerleaders have long been misunderstood, misrepresented, and generally over-sexualized both by the public and the media. When cheerleaders are incessantly portrayed as one-dimensional sex objects, ignorant of any agency or passion for the sport of dance, that’s exactly what they become. BUt photographer Lindsay Rosenberg is changing how pro cheerleaders are seen.