homophobia

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ho·mo·pho·bi·a

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

homophobia

[hō′mōfō′bē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, homos, same, phobos, fear
fear of or prejudice against homosexuals.

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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Spokesman Dr Philip Dixon said members had contacted the union complaining about anti-gay prejudice in schools from both pupils and staff.
Having suffered homophobic taunts himself, I'm surprised he's so reluctant to condemn anti-gay prejudice.
We should not be retaining legislation which promotes anti-gay prejudice.
So did one Republican--Steve Gunderson, who was not running for re-election that year, in large part because of anti-gay prejudice within his own party.
Section 28 was introduced quite disgracefully to exploit anti-gay prejudice for votes.
THE Moderator of the Church of Scotland attacked anti-gay prejudice during his Christmas sermon.