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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The SLDN reported a total of 1,075 incidents of anti-gay harassment in all four service branches last year, compared to 871 in 2000.
In a case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union and the National Center for Lesbian Rights, the federal appeals court in the Ninth Circuit has held school officials liable for failing to protect students from anti-gay harassment. The historic decision holds that a school must take steps to eliminate harassment when it learns that LGB students are being harassed.
our data represent 6-month cumulative incidences, and therefore the actual lifetime prevalence of anti-gay harassment, victimization, and physical violence is certainly much higher.
Gay fourth-year student David Reid says he's experienced anti-gay harassment around campus, including an incident in which a group of men told him to "get AIDS ...
Pelosi and Clinton seem to recognize this, and at least their videos acknowledge that anti-gay harassment isn't confined to school grounds.