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Paperback Strong Women, Deep Closets: Lesbians and Homophobia in Sport Book

ISBN: 088011729X

ISBN13: 9780880117296

Strong Women, Deep Closets: Lesbians and Homophobia in Sport

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Book Overview

Former athlete and coach Pat Griffin makes a provocative and impassioned call for attention to a topic too long avoided by women's sports advocates. In Strong Women, Deep Closets , she provides a critical analysis of discrimination and prejudice against lesbians in sport. The book is the first to explore the lesbian sporting experience as well as examine homophobia and heterosexism in women's sport. The work is based on theoretical and historical...

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An interesting read

I flipped through this book in a college library and found it very interesting. Most enlightening were the real life experiences embedded in the techincal( for lack of a better word) information provided.

Excellent,fast-read book, a must-read for all woman athletes

This is an excellent book that explores the deep roots of homophobia in women's sports and lists reasons why ALL women-athletes must work to negate the fear of lesbians in sport!
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