• Peter Robinson


In the previous chapter, I examined the views of 42 men who supported gay marriage. In this chapter, the focus is on the views of the 23 men who opposed gay marriage, the 20 men who supported civil union but not gay marriage, and the views of the 12 men who were unsure what they thought about it. Analysis showed that men aged 51 or older were more likely to oppose gay marriage and that the older men who opposed gay marriage tended to argue that it was a concession to heteronormativity and that gay culture had become too mainstream in a ‘family values’ way.


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  • Peter Robinson
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  1. 1.Swinburne University of TechnologyAustralia

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