homophobia

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prejudice against (fear or dislike of) homosexual people and homosexuality

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En l'occurrence, l'homophobie interiorisee, definie comme l'interiorisation des violences homophobes, de l'heterosexisme et des sentiments negatifs a l'endroit de soi et de son orientation sexuelle (Herek, 2004), constitue une forme de stress proximal qui peut compromettre la capacite d'adaptation d'une personne (Meyer, 2003; Hatzenbuehler, 2009).
The moral minority identifying, analyzing and exposing homophobes, Stuart Chambers.
The Bush administration has given us irresponsible economic policies, lies over Iraq, and pandering to homophobes.
The use of phoneticism and the fact that you stereotype all Southerners as homophobes is just as wrong as what Trainwreck said.
Having finally crawled out from under the thumb of hard-line, Bible-thumping state premier Joh Bjelke-Petersen--whose term in office occasioned creative mass exodus from the region in the late '70s and carly '80s--Queensland's numerically significant rural population turned out in droves last year to vote for the infamously inarticulate Pauline Hanson and her One Nation Party, a righteous band of racist homophobes.
I've had a few (thankfully a few) conversations with people whom you would describe as homophobes over the years, but I've walked away none the wiser after it.
Apart from the fact that it will be held in Cardiff and Mr Adams lives in Porth, the homophobes are not being forced to go to Cooper's Field on the day.
Much as racists try to rationalize their prejudices, homophobes always insist that gay people will inevitably engage in behaviors besides gay sex that pose an indisputable threat to the safety of those around them.
Still, the Conservative silence allows the pro-death, anti-family MPs to dominate the airwaves and thereby encourages the media to continue attacking opponents of the permissive immorality as bigots and homophobes.
I know many good people who are not homophobes but are discomforted by the idea of gay marriage.
I said, what is true, that the homophobes and the transphobes and, yes, the Christian fundamentalists of a certain sort are delighted by his book, and are even now actively conspiring to use it to reverse the freedoms flowering since the 1960s.
As a result of the work of the United Way, several ecumenical church denominations, unions, educational and medical organizations, liberal judges, the Clinton administration, and many other "mainstream" causes, left-wing activists are able to go largely unchallenged in labeling the Boy Scouts as bigots and homophobes.
Officially sanctioned homophobes (Catholic cardinals, Protestant televangelists) have always denied that their homophobic words contribute to actual violence against gay people, but the connection between words and actions could scarcely have been more loud-and-clear than when the Reverend Chuck Spingola appeared at the University of Wisconsin in September.