Beneath Contempt

  title={Beneath Contempt},
  author={F. Brooks},
  journal={Journal of Gay \& Lesbian Social Services},
  pages={107 - 115}
  • F. Brooks
  • Published 2000
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services
Summary There is a need for increased awareness of the vulnerability of non-traditional/gender atypical (NTGA) boys to be physically, sexually and emotionally abused. Non-traditional/gender atypical male behavior refers to behavior that society usually labels as “sissy” and inappropriate for boys to display. Because NTGA behavior in boys and men is despised in our society, males who behave in feminine-identified ways are at high risk for being stigmatized, ostracized, and abused. A major factor… Expand
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