What’s Sex Got To Do With… The NFL?

If you haven’t been living under a rock, you most probably have heard about the assault charges that have been brought against NFL player Ray Rice.  Almost a year ago, Rice was caught on camera knocking his now wife, then fiancé, unconscious on an elevator and then carelessly dragging her lifeless body out the elevator. Continue reading

What does sex have to do with football?

Masculinity has ruled male sports for a long time now. This is what we expect and also is the social norm that we are familiar with. We look at sports like football and basketball as so called manly sports because of the amount of physically and masculinity that is apart of the games culture. But now days we have men who think they should be accepted into those sports were standards are set and not having these will make it hard to be accepted and a part of an organization. So are gays accepted into socially constructed sports? Does gay discrimination play a big part in our society today?


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