Hanging out with the boys: how bromance often steals the spotlight in The Bachelorette

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    This article analyses the celebrated Australia trait of mateship and also addresses its traditional exclusion of women, non-white men and non-heterosexual men. It provides an analysis of this through looking at the popular TV reality program The Bachelorette and then traces the historical and cultural resonance of mateship. In so doing key Australian film depicting the exclusionary aspect of mateship are analysed.

    Period25 Oct 2017

    Media contributions


    Media contributions


    • Bromance, Mateship, Sexism