Bisexual Erasure in the British Print Media: Representation of Tom Daley's Coming Out

  title={Bisexual Erasure in the British Print Media: Representation of Tom Daley's Coming Out},
  author={Rory Magrath and Jamie Cleland and E. Anderson},
  journal={Journal of Bisexuality},
  pages={300 - 317}
ABSTRACT In December 2013, British Olympic diver Tom Daley announced that he had begun dating a man but was still attracted to women. In doing so he became the highest profile male athlete to disclose that he has bisexual attractions. This article provides a textual analysis of the British print media's reaction in the week after Daley's ‘coming out’ announcement and examines whether the portrayal of him is consistent with the inclusive response to gay male athletes who have come out of the… Expand
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