homophobia homophobia  /ˌhoʊ mə ˈfoʊ bi ə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) prejudice against (fear or dislike of) homosexual people and homosexuality

Usage(s):

  1. Banton parlayed homophobia into a ticket out of Salt Lane.
  2. It has decided that Brno 's edgy parody of homophobia, with its numerous risqu sex scenes, is too much for Ukrainian citizens to handle and has nixed the film's distribution.
  3. Ciccone paints Ritchie in a particularly unflattering light, claiming the director's homophobia drove a wedge between the siblings.

News

  1. Gay rights groups condemn NYPD over alleged 'homophobic' arrest

    Gay rights groups and anti-violence activists gathered Tuesday outside One Police Plaza to condemn NYPD officers they said wrongly arrested three men in Brooklyn last week because they were gay, saying it was indicative of the force's "homophobia."
    on June 12, 2013     Source: amNewYork

  2. 'Mad Men': Is Bob Benson Gay? Probably Not

    By Tim Molloy NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) - (Spoiler warning: Don't read this if you haven't seen Sunday's "Mad Men," entitled "Favors") Bob Benson might be gay - or just a shrewd manipulator of 1960s homophobia. The crucial moment in Sunday's "Mad Men" was Sally Draper's terrible discovery of her father having an affair with his neighbor - but the episode also slipped in a tantalizing new clue about ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Sports Homophobia Addressed by Scottish Government

    The Scottish Government has pledged to tackle homophobia in sport by creating a charter for LGBT people, in order to help address the issue.
    on June 5, 2013     Source: Gayapolis

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Quotes

  1. "Famously, they're saying in 2007 that homophobia is not an issue," Amaechi said. "While (Hardaway) is not a representative of the NBA or of straight men, there's no point pretending it's not an opinion that is out there."
    on Feb 15, 2007 By: John Amaechi Source: Forbes

  2. "I have consistently spoken directly to African-American religious leaders about the need to overcome the homophobia that persists in some parts our community so that we can confront issues like HIV/AIDS and broaden the reach of equal rights in this...
    on Oct 22, 2007 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews

  3. "Bigotry and homophobia are sentiments that should never be allowed to permeate the American workplace," said House Majority Whip James Clyburn, DS.C.
    on Nov 7, 2007 By: James Clyburn Source: Forbes

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