an aversion or hostility to, disdain for, or fear of gay sexual orientation or gay people.
- ho·mo·pho·bic, adjective, noun
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How to use homophobia in a sentence
It’s an eye-opening read that offers unique insights on homophobia in professional sports.Thank you, Kordell Stewart, for thoughtful response to ‘the rumor’ | Kevin Naff | February 5, 2021 | Washington Blade
Coel wrote and starred in the series, which stares unflinchingly at issues like sexism, racism and homophobia and yet manages to be spellbinding and entertaining.The 11 Weirdest Golden Globe Nominations—And What Should Have Been Nominated Instead | Eliana Dockterman | February 3, 2021 | Time
However, history has shown us in a very hard way that public policies and laws are just worthless piece of papers when you have a systematic evil in your society, like racism, homophobia and machismo.
They face race bias along with severe homophobia in their own community.
Though the island nation was moving toward greater liberties at that time, homophobia was widespread and this film is based on true events.
Today is the International Day Against homophobia (and Transphobia).Americans Celebrating Our LGBT Victories Need To Be More Cognizant That Elsewhere, Repression Is Winning | Jay Michaelson | May 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
homophobia and fear of, like you said, the “other,” really stems from a fear of the unknown.John Lithgow on the Sundance Film ‘Love Is Strange’ and Gay Rights in Utah | Marlow Stern | January 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
homophobia and bigotry are unfortunately nothing new in the realm of politics.
homophobia is rooted elsewhere, but comes with a theological sanction.
British Dictionary definitions for homophobia
intense hatred or fear of homosexuals or homosexuality
- homophobe, noun
- homophobic, adjective
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