Leotards, glitter and bodies pushed to their limits: the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (GLOW) on screen and off

The cast of GLOW, Netflix

We are walking down a busy Fitzroy street on a Sunday afternoon. Ahead of me, two women are decked out in electric blue and purple tights, bottoms bouncing in thong leotards. Behind, a friend is wrapped in a golden cape, her face covered with a red mask. I am wearing a silver lightning-strike top and…