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LC control 88006552
LC classificationHQ76.4 HQ76.45
Topical headingHomophobia
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Variant(s)Anti-gay bias
Anti-GLBT bias
Anti-homosexual bias
Anti-LGBT bias
Antigay bias
Discrimination against gays
Fear of gays
Fear of homosexuality
GLBT bias
Homophobic attitudes
LGBT bias
Sexual orientation discrimination
See alsoDiscrimination
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Scope noteHere are entered works on active discrimination against, or aversion to, homosexuals. Works on prejudicial attitudes or assumptions held by heterosexuals concerning homosexuals or homosexuality as well as works on the presumption that everyone is heterosexual and that heterosexuality is the only normal sexual orientation are entered under Heterosexism.
Subject example tracingNote under Heterosexism
Found inWeb. 3.
Random House.
Hennepin (Homophobia x Anti-gay bias, Anti-homosexual bias)
Women's thes.
LC database, Oct. 11, 1988.
Google search, Aug. 23, 2005 (lesbophobia)
Cahill, S. Glass nearly half full, 2005: PDF p. 5 (anti-gay discrimination)
Google search, Jan. 8, 2006 (GLBT discrimination; anti-GLBT discrimination; LGBT discrimination; anti-LGBT discrimination; discrimination against GLBT individuals; anti-gay discrimination; antigay discrimination; discrimination based on sexual orientation; sexual orientation discrimination)
Reilly, A.H. Risk, body image, and internalized homonegativity among gay men, 2004: p. 2 (homonegativity (or homophobia) is the hatred directed toward a gay person due to his or her sexual orientation)
Wikipedia, Dec. 15, 2010 (Homophobia is a range of negative attitudes and feelings towards lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, and in some cases transgender and intersex people. Definitions refer variably to antipathy, contempt, prejudice, aversion, and irrational fear. Homophobia is observable in critical and hostile behavior such as discrimination and violence on the basis of a perceived non-heterosexual orientation; homophobic thoughts and feelings)
OCLC, Dec. 15, 2010 (in titles: homophobic attitudes; homophobic and racist attitudes; homophobic belief system; homophobic harassment and discrimination; homophobic prejudice; homoprejudice)