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Homosexuality and Sport: Who's Winning?
Homosexuality and sport: Who's winning?
BRIANPRONGER

In this chapter, I attempt to situate the intersections of homosexuality and sport within larger developments in lesbian and gay culture over the last three decades.1 I analyze these developments in the light of debates in lesbian, gay, and queer theories of sexuality and their correlative visions of liberation and freedom, as well as within the empirical context of histories of the lesbian and gay liberation movement.

I confine my comments to social developments in Canada and the United States. This is not to suggest that what I am saying is necessarily inapplicable to other national domains, especially Holland, Germany, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand, as well as further reaches of globalized “late” capitalist culture ...

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