homophobia

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ho·mo·pho·bi·a

(hō'mō-fō'bē-ă),
Irrational fear of homosexual feelings, thoughts, behaviors, or people.
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Haemophobia

Morbid fear of blood.
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homophobia

Psychology An irrationally negative attitude toward those with homosexual orientation, or toward becoming homosexual. See Closet, Gay-bashing, Heterosexism. Cf Gay, Homosexual, Phobia.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ho·mo·pho·bi·a

(hō'mŏ-fō'bē-ă)
Irrational fear of homosexual feelings, thoughts, behaviors, or people.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

homophobia

A slang term meaning fear of homosexuality.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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In fact, all the pain and anguish of growing up gay, as well as the risks and disadvantages presently attached to living a gay life, are a result of anti-gay bias, not anything intrinsic to being gay.
Activists charge that the explosive surge in anti-gay bias incidents is directly attributable to the religious Right's hate propaganda.
All it does is promote outdated gender stereotypes, anti-gay bias, and ignorance about HIV and AIDS.
Gay groups were flooding the campus newspaper, the Retriever, with complaints about an alleged anti-gay bias.
Other research has consistently shown a similar pattern, suggesting that there could be some anti-gay bias in the job market that has to be made up through higher educational attainment.
"Because of intense societal anti-gay bias, many people are still reluctant to identify themselves as gay, lesbian or bisexual," Smith observed.