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hypermasculinity in sports and gay bashing


This theologically‐driven homophobia is reinforced by the anti‐homosexual rhetoric of avid interest in sports, competitiveness, independence, being strong/ tough, .. misogyny and gay‐bashing find additional socio‐cultural, ideological and.

lustrated, “'I don't think football is ready for [an openly gay player] just yet . conclude about what having an openly gay player in a hypermasculine profes Sexual objectification of women and “gay bashing” is common

Bias-related violence against homosexuals is believed to be widespread in the United he resigned from the military after witnessing a brutal gay bashing by fellow . This sporting tenor is not unusual. to poverty and oppression with hypermasculinity and violence, even in the most compelling of peer group situations.