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Are Gay Surfers The Next Oppressed Subset?

Screen Shot 2014-05-31 at 12.00.35 PMHere’s a shocking bit of news: the world of surfing is pretty bro-y. 

And as any current or former student of a college with Greek culture knows, when bros collide en mass they tend to embrace a certain brand of insecurity-quelling homophobia.

Which often makes it hard for gay surfers to feel comfortable expressing their identities freely. That’s the subject of Caught Inside: The Taboo of Being a Gay Surfer, a video that takes a look down under at Australia’s gay surfing community.

Take a look:

 

H/t: Accidental Bear

By:           Dan Tracer
On:           Jun 2, 2014
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  • 4 Comments
    • Mezaien
      Mezaien

      Gay Surfers are the best surfers in the world.

      Jun 2, 2014 at 8:16 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      In fairness, surfers will sometimes violently go after people that are not locals who try to surf their beaches.

      Jun 2, 2014 at 9:07 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Billy Budd
      Billy Budd

      Their accents are really nice.

      Jun 2, 2014 at 9:21 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Lefty
      Lefty

      No.
      Thanks for asking.

      Jun 2, 2014 at 10:04 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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