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Homophobia in Sport

Chapter
Part of the Geschlecht und Gesellschaft book series (GUG, volume 59)

Abstract

Sport is a microcosm of society so thus mirrors what is happening in society at large (Coakley J Sport in Society: Issues and Controversies 10th edn. McGraw Hill, New York (2008). This includes homophobia which is the fear of homosexuals or homosexuality. Along with homophobia, biphobia (fear of bisexuals) and transphobia (fear of transgendered individuals) are often grouped together.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Manhattan CollegeBronxUSA

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