QUEERING CONFLICT: EXAMINING LESBIAN AND GAY EXPERIENCES OF HOMOPHOBIA
IN NORTHERN IRELAND
The basic, underlying cultural meaning of homophobia
denotes something that is not necessarily about sexual orientation.
Few studies in sub-Saharan African settings have carefully examined the issue of internalized homophobia
in the context of HIV prevention and impact mitigation.
If you compare their emphasis on racism to what they've done on homophobia
it's an embarrassment," he said.
harassment is a form of sexual harassment as defined in the Human Rights Code and the Ontario Ministry of Education,
Brian Riedel's piece, "Stolen Kisses, Homophobia
as 'Racism' in Contemporary Urban Greece," offers a linguistic interpretation of homophobia
in that country.
For example, Yorick Smaal and Clive Moore visit the homophobia
of Queensland one hundred years ago around the time of the introduction of the criminal code where they draw on data of '116 homosexual charges from the Queensland criminal justice system between 1890 and 1914' (p.
The Dictionary of Homophobia
is not about recovering silenced histories and cultures, but rather about critically examining the historical and present manifestations of homophobia
in law, literature, theory, activism, medicine, religion, and national contexts.
In addition, the gay rights movement started using the term homophobia
to describe discomfort over close personal interactions with people thought to be gay, lesbian, or bisexual (Weinberg, 1973).
I will not be buying Heinz products again until there is a reinstatement of this ad campaign on British TV, and an apology for what seems to be to be an endorsement of homophobia
and heterosexism are central constructs in the stress experienced by LGB individuals.
STUDENTS yesterday called on the Government to stamp out homophobia