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

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  • Mezaien

    Gay Surfers are the best surfers in the world.

  • Cam

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

  • Billy Budd

    Their accents are really nice.

  • Lefty

    Thanks for asking.

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