Stonewall Riot, Stonewall Inn
Homophobia is an uncontrollable
fear of homosexuals and Xenophobia is fear of strangers. but
the term homophobia is used for a negative and contemptuous attitude to same-sex
relationships and to those who participate in them. Now the world is slowly coming to
accept the reality that homosexuals are wired differently and they have every right to
have a relationship of their choice.
Homophobia and hate speech
threaten democracy and human rights.
Insights from queer theory and discourse analysis and
Foucauldian poststructuralism offer a reading of
homophobia as a form of hate speech. Sports talk radio texts reinscribe dominant ideology thesis and hegemonic
Current gay and lesbian studies
has generated insights into the workings of homophobia. A study of homophobic projects is
needed that combines theoretical tools. - Barry D. Adam, University of Windsor, Canada. -Theorizing
Homophobia - A series of contemporary theories that have been used to explain
homophobia are assessed. Gender panic, queer culture
and socio-historical theories generate their own analysis whether 'homophobia',
'heterosexism', or 'heteronormativity'.
The Religious Right and
Public Education: The Paranoid Politics of Homophobia
Religious Right and policy makers have faced numerous charges that public schools promote
homosexuality. Drawing upon the methodology of social
historiography this paper examines the use of strategic homophobia by the Religious Right
and paranoid politics. - Catherine A. Lugg - Educational Policy, Vol. 12, No. 3,
The Relationship Between
Attitudes: Homophobia and Sexism Among Social Work Students
A study of the relationship between students' attitudes toward women and toward gay men
and lesbians found a significant relationship between students' levels of homophobia and
sexism. - Beverly Black, Thomas P. Oles, Linda Moore - Affilia, Vol. 13, No. 2,
By Walter Williams, PhD, Department of Anthropology, University of Southern California,
XV Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association Symposium
Abstract: Problems facing sexually nonconformist people are similar in terms of homophobic
and transphobic prejudices and discrimination.
Homophobia as hate speech in Africa
Reddy V. - Source: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, Volume 20,
Number 3, 1 August 2002
Abstract: Homophobia as a form of hate speech in the African context.
Homophobia in Health Education: Implications for
Baker, Judith A. - Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Alliance for
Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (San Francisco, CA, April 2-6, 1991).
Abstract: Defines homophobia and the consequences of homophobia in health education
including implications for practice.
The Boys at the Back: Challenging Masculinities and Homophobia in the English
Martino, Wayne - Journal Citation: English in Australia, v1 n127-128 p35-50 May 2000.
Abstract: Presents two incidents about boys seated at the back of the classroom. Draws
attention to how particular versions of masculinity influence how boys learn to relate.
Adolescent Masculinity, Homophobia, and Violence
Random School Shootings, 1982-2001
Michael S. Kimmel, Matthew Mahler, State University of New York at Stony Brook
American Behavioral Scientist, Vol. 46, No. 10, 1439-1458 (2003)
There have been many cases of random school shootings in American high schools and middle
schools. That the shootings were not a national problem but a series of local problems
that occurred in "red states" or counties and that most of the boys who opened
fire were routinely bullied and that their violence was retaliatory against the threats to
Homophobia as an Issue of Sex Discrimination:
Lesbian and Gay Equality and the Systemic Effects of Forced Invisibility
Christopher N Kendall BA (Hons), LLB, LLM, PhD, Associate Professor, Murdoch University
School of Law
E Law, Volume 3, Number 3 (September 1996)
Conference Papers from "Sexual Orientation and the Law"
Abstract: Examines the role of heterosexism in reinforcing
Internalized homophobia and health issues affecting lesbians and gay men
Iain R. Williamson, School of Behavioural Studies, Nene University College Northampton,
Park Campus, Boughton Green Road, Northampton NN2 7AL, UK
Health Education Research, Vol. 15, No. 1, 97-107, February 2000 © 2000 Oxford University
Abstract: Concept of internalized homophobia in research relating to lesbian and gay
The impact of homophobia, poverty, and racism on the mental health of gay and
bisexual Latino men: findings from 3 US cities - RM Diaz, G Ayala, E Bein, J
Henne and BV Marin
American Journal of Public Health, Vol 91, Issue 6 927-932, Copyright © 2001 by American
Public Health Association
OBJECTIVES: The relation between experiences of social discrimination, racism and symptoms of psychologic distress.
Homophobia, hate and violence against lesbians and gays in NSW: an overview of
Paul van Reyk
Discusses the growing political strength of the Australian gay and lesbian communities.
When in Rome: Heterosexism, Homophobia, and Sports Talk Radio
David Nylund, University of California, Davis, California State University,
Journal of Sport & Social Issues, Vol. 28, No. 2, 136-168 (2004) Audience and audience studies suggests that
the program reproduces many aspects of traditional masculinity. There are fissures and
exceptions to the dominant, hyper-masculine discourse.
Paths to Homophobia
Sexuality Research and Social Policy: Journal of NSRC April 2004, Vol. 1, No. 2, Pages
Abstract: Case studies of antigay and lesbian activism as well as on racial prejudice and operationalization of group position and stereotypes which explain homophobia. Mediating concepts clarify
contradictory findings within the literature on homophobia.
Homophobia and Hostility: Christian Conservative Reactions to the Political and
Cultural Progress of Lesbians and Gay Men - Thomas J. Linneman
Abstract: A steady rise in anti-gay sentiment and activity among many Christian
Homophobia and the 'Mathew Shepard Effect' in Lawrence v. Texas
KRIS FRANKLIN, New York Law School
NYLS Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05/06-5 New York Law School Law Review, Vol. 48, No.
4. Summer 2004.
Homophobic attitude change. PH.D. Thesis, Indiana State University,
Abstract: The intensity of homophobia related to its ability to be changed. Results
indicated no change in homophobia regardless of its intensity. Men were found to be more
homophobic than women. Religiously conservative people were found to be more homophobic
than less religiously conservative people.
A developmental model of homophobia as misogyny.
PH.D. Thesis, Pacific Graduate School of Psychology.
Abstract: Reconceptualizes homophobia as misogyny to explain how internalized homophobia
develops in men and women. Developmental
crime prevention model proposes that traditional identifications of maleness and
femaleness generate homophobia. Unconscious fears modulated through later socialization, forming gender roles
and conscious fears regarding masculinity and femininity.
Homophobia in the 90s: intolerance and acceptance of alternative lifestyles.
M.A. Thesis, San Jose State University, MAI, Vol. 35-05, p. 1539 - Cullen JM
Abstract: Current demographic and personality variables that
may be predictors of homophobia.
Masculinity salience and homophobic reactions: affective and cognitive responses
of sex-typed men to a gay male individual. PH.D. Thesis, University of Rhode
Island, DAI, Vol. B54-07, p. 3849, 90 pages.
Abstract: Research has tended to consider homophobic responses on a global basis. The
cognitive and affective responses of homophobia have often been lumped together.
Internalized homophobia in gay men: an investigation of clinical sensitivity among
psychotherapists. PSY.D. Thesis, California School of Professional Psychology,
Berkeley/Alamena, DAI, Vol. B57-06. - Edwards LT
Abstract: Given the institutionalized nature of heterosexism and homophobia it is vital to
consider the effect that internalization will have on the lives of gay men.
All the wrong places: homophobia, self-esteem, and anonymous sex among gay men.
M.S.W. Thesis, California State University, MAI, Vol. 35-03, p. 708, 83 pages. -
Abstract: Explores relationships between the psychological adjustment variables of
self-esteem and internalized homophobia. Findings indicated that no relationship exists
between levels of self-esteem and anonymous sex.
Structure and development of homophobia. FIL. Dr., Gotenorgs Universitet,
DAI, Vol. C57-03. - Innala SM
Abstract: This thesis comprises five empirical evidence