Seeing the Invisible, Speaking about the Unspoken: Position Paper

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Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS)

A position paper on homophobia in sport. Homophobia – or the fear and hatred of homosexuals – is often an obstacle to participation in sport among all groups: women and men, young and old, homosexual and heterosexual. In particular, many girls and women shy away from sport out of fear they will be perceived as lesbians.

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