Strong Women, Deep Closets: Lesbians and Homophobia in Sport

@inproceedings{Griffin1998StrongWD,
  title={Strong Women, Deep Closets: Lesbians and Homophobia in Sport},
  author={Pat Griffin},
  year={1998}
}
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 foundations and is written in an academic yet… CONTINUE READING

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