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Homophobia encompasses a range of negative attitudes and feelings toward homosexuality or people who are identified or perceived as being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT). It can be expressed as antipathy, contempt, prejudice, aversion, or hatred, and may be based on irrational fear.[1][2][3][4]

Homophobia is observable in critical and hostile behavior such as discrimination and violence on the basis of sexual orientations that are Non-heterosexual.[1][2]

See alsoEdit

Homophobia on LGBT info

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 webster.com (2008). Retrieved on 2008-01-29.
  2. 2.0 2.1 homophobia. Dictonary.com. Dictonary.com (2008). Retrieved on 2008-01-29.
  3. "European Parliament resolution on homophobia in Europe", Texts adopted Wednesday, 18 January 2006 – Strasbourg Final edition- "Homophobia in Europe" at "A" point
  4. Error on call to Template:cite book: Parameter title must be specified. Oxford University Press (Additions series, 1993; online version June 2012). Retrieved on 19 June 2012. “Fear or hatred of homosexuals and homosexuality.”

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