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Homophobia


  • Here are entered works on active discrimination against, or aversion to, homosexuals. Works on prejudicial attitudes or assumptions held by heterosexuals concerning homosexuals or homosexuality as well as works on the presumption that everyone is heterosexual and that heterosexuality is the only normal sexual orientation are entered under [Heterosexism.]

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  • Variants

    • Anti-gay bias
    • Anti-GLBT bias
    • Anti-homosexual bias
    • Anti-LGBT bias
    • Antigay bias
    • Discrimination against gays
    • Fear of gays
    • Fear of homosexuality
    • GLBT bias
    • Homonegativity
    • Homophobic attitudes
    • Homoprejudice
    • Lesbophobia
    • LGBT bias
    • Sexual orientation discrimination
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  • Sources

    • found: Web. 3.
    • found: Random House.
    • found: Hennepin(Homophobia x Anti-gay bias, Anti-homosexual bias)
    • found: BDNE2.
    • found: Women's thes.
    • found: LC database, Oct. 11, 1988.
    • found: Google search, Aug. 23, 2005(lesbophobia)
    • found: Cahill, S. Glass nearly half full, 2005:PDF p. 5 (anti-gay discrimination)
    • found: Google search, Jan. 8, 2006(GLBT discrimination; anti-GLBT discrimination; LGBT discrimination; anti-LGBT discrimination; discrimination against GLBT individuals; anti-gay discrimination; antigay discrimination; discrimination based on sexual orientation; sexual orientation discrimination)
    • found: Reilly, A.H. Risk, body image, and internalized homonegativity among gay men, 2004:p. 2 (homonegativity (or homophobia) is the hatred directed toward a gay person due to his or her sexual orientation)
    • found: Wikipedia, Dec. 15, 2010(Homophobia is a range of negative attitudes and feelings towards lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, and in some cases transgender and intersex people. Definitions refer variably to antipathy, contempt, prejudice, aversion, and irrational fear. Homophobia is observable in critical and hostile behavior such as discrimination and violence on the basis of a perceived non-heterosexual orientation; homophobic thoughts and feelings)
    • found: OCLC, Dec. 15, 2010(in titles: homophobic attitudes; homophobic and racist attitudes; homophobic belief system; homophobic harassment and discrimination; homophobic prejudice; homoprejudice)
  • LC Classification

    • HQ76.4-HQ76.45
  • General Notes

    • Here are entered works on active discrimination against, or aversion to, homosexuals. Works on prejudicial attitudes or assumptions held by heterosexuals concerning homosexuals or homosexuality as well as works on the presumption that everyone is heterosexual and that heterosexuality is the only normal sexual orientation are entered under [Heterosexism.]
  • Example Notes

    • Note under [Heterosexism]
  • Change Notes

    • 2006-03-02: new
    • 2012-05-04: revised
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