Tag Archive | Nicola Adams

British boxer scores TV first with same-sex dance debut

British boxer scores TV first with same-sex dance debut

Bisexual British boxer, Nicola Adams, will become the first person to compete with a same-sex dance partner in the hit show, ‘Strictly Come Dancing’, the BBC announced on Wednesday, in a coup for LGBT+ representation on primetime television. “It’s amazing to be a part of the movement for change, diversity and breaking boundaries in the […]

Boxing Barbie based on British champ delivers body blow to sexist stereotypes

Boxing Barbie based on British champ delivers body blow to sexist stereotypes

A Barbie doll in the likeness of British Olympic boxing champion, Nicola Adams, complete with “boxing gloves to shatter any glass ceiling”, has been unveiled to mark International Women’s Day. Toymaker Mattel, whose Barbie dolls have in the past drawn criticism for promoting harmful stereotypes, said on Tuesday it hoped the Adams doll would inspire […]