an aversion or hostility to, disdain for, or fear of transgender people.
- trans·pho·bic, adjective, noun
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How to use transphobia in a sentence
Her Instagram is a gold mine of content celebrating dark skin tones while addressing issues such as India’s caste system and transphobia.
Workers also cited allegations of racism and transphobia as reasons they resigned.Boston Pride dissolves after inclusion controversy- no further events | Staff reports | July 12, 2021 | Washington Blade
She pulls up her pants to show me and there they are, irrefutable proof of transphobia.
In this context, narratives and essays such as Adichie’s often fit into a larger pattern of people critiquing cancel culture while obscuring transphobia or other discriminatory rhetoric.'Stories Can Be War.' How Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Viral Essay Has Implications Far Beyond the Literary World | Annabel Gutterman | July 1, 2021 | Time
It is in these rich and nuanced crossings of gender, sexuality and race that the Middle Ages can productively shatter many of our preconceptions — and also make us aware of the deep and interlaced histories of racism and transphobia.Anti-Blackness and transphobia are older than we thought | Roland Betancourt | June 16, 2021 | Washington Post
Allegations of transphobia are not new in the world of gay online dating.
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
Accusations of transphobia flooded in, GLAAD complained, and a petition circulated imploring TLC not to rerun the episode.The Politics of TLC’s Stars: ‘Honey Boo Boo,’ ‘Sister Wives’ & More (VIDEO) | Kevin Fallon | October 18, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
transphobia is not justified, and neither is ambivalence in the face of tragedy.Media Ignores Rash of Assaults on Transgender Women | Jay Michaelson | June 6, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST