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Should Bullfighting be Banned?
Historically, women have been left out of bullfighting as active subjects. Participation in the practice has been
for women in different
throughout Spanish history.
In the first volumes of the Cossío (the most important bullfighting encyclopaedia, which continues to be updated and revised) out of 4,125 pages, only 11 are dedicated to women and only under comical shows, ignoring
like Conchita Cintrón or Juanita Cruz (
González Zubieta, p. 3-4
For centuries, women could only be eye-candy for male spectators or the bullfighter's suffering mother or wife.
(González Zubieta, p. 36)
There are currently no discussions to forbid women's participation in bullfighting.