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.
"Bromance and Hookup Culture: A Study in the Performance of Masculinity by College Men,"
International Social Science Review: Vol. 94
, Article 1.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.northgeorgia.edu/issr/vol94/iss3/1