homophobia

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ho·mo·pho·bi·a

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

Haemophobia

Morbid fear of blood.

homophobia

Psychology An irrationally negative attitude toward those with homosexual orientation, or toward becoming homosexual. See Closet, Gay-bashing, Heterosexism. Cf Gay, Homosexual, Phobia.

ho·mo·pho·bi·a

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

homophobia

A slang term meaning fear of homosexuality.
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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All it does is promote outdated gender stereotypes, anti-gay bias, and ignorance about HIV and AIDS.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.