Archive for 13. Juli 2012

How Equality In Sport is Undermined by Compulsory Heterosexuality

Juli 13, 2012

The coaches that I interviewed often supported this dynamic by forwarding their most „feminine“ and „attractive“ players for media interviews, photo shoots and other opportunities to represent their sport. By offering this form of „female apologetic,“ the coaches complied with the hidden rules of sport. But these actions also undermine transformative action, which will require a conscious recognition of the reasons for women’s oppression.