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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhomophobiaho‧mo‧pho‧bi·a /ˌhəʊməˈfəʊbiə $ ˌhoʊməˈfoʊ-/ noun [uncountable]  SYHOMOSEXUALhatred and fear of homosexualssee thesaurus at prejudicehomophobic adjective
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homophobiaIt is a letter which indicates several things about homophobia, and three in particular.It is often observed that misogyny and homophobia go together.Issues of racism, sexism, and homophobia were discussed.Stonewall, the gay lobby group, has been given a £ 900,000 lottery grant for a project to combat homophobia.There is probably less homophobia in the movie industry than in many others.This is nowhere more necessary than in the analysis of homophobia.Indeed, the charge of homophobia is itself a kind of reverse discourse facilitated by the dynamic of perversion itself.There's still a lot of homophobia in American society.This reflects not only homophobia but also sexism, since gay men are stereotyped as effeminate, too much like women.This is not to diminish the roles that homophobia played or continues to play in exacerbating the problem.The lives of many young gay people are ruined by unthinking and widespread homophobia in society.The word homophobia pops to mind.
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