This paper argues that in order to maintain gender norms and the societal understanding of masculinity, homoerotic or feminine exercises, such as bromances, must be offset by compensatory hypermasculinity or clearly heterosexual masculine behaviors, such as partaking in hookup culture.
- Alternative title
Bromance and Hookup Culture
- Journal title
International Social Science Review
- Date submitted
19 July 2022
- Additional information
Anna-Sophie Poost is a graduate of Elmira College with a degree in Sociology / Anthropology. This paper was first presented at the 2017 Pi Gamma Mu Triennial Convention.