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Homophobia

a history

by Byrne R. S. Fone

  • 342 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Metropolitan Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Homophobia,
  • Homosexuality -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementByrne Fone.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ76.25 .F7 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 480 p. :
    Number of Pages480
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL59058M
    ISBN 100805045597
    LC Control Number99087004

    Pharr, Suzanne, Homophobia: A weapon of sexism, Expanded Edition. This classic book is essential reading for anyone wishing a greater understanding of how homophobia functions to keep all people - not just lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning - from realizing their full potential. Homophobia definition is - irrational fear of, aversion to, or discrimination against homosexuality or homosexuals.

    Against Homophobia. likes 34 talking about this. Lotta all'OmofobiaFollowers: Another prominent recent expression of homophobia was a Janu article in the government Qatari daily Al-Sharq about a translated children's book that had been presented at the Doha international book fair and which, according to the paper, has a hidden agenda of promoting homosexuality. The article claimed that the publication of the.

    Originally published in , Merle Miller’s On Being Different is a pioneering and thought-provoking book about being homosexual in the United States. Buy now from your favorite retailer: Take Me With You. by Andrea Gibson. Andrea Gibson explores themes of love, gender, politics, sexuality, family, and forgiveness with stunning imagery and a.   Image vIA jOSH jOSH tWITTER. One Goodreads user parsed the “most dangerous, offensive book” they had ever read apart in a 9,word review, barbing readers with quotes along the lines of: “The Kelts are not a pure race like us. They’re more accepting of intermarriage, and because of this, they’re hopelessly mixed.” Given the novel’s premise, it seems likely that this quote came.


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Homophobia by Byrne R. S. Fone Download PDF EPUB FB2

Homophobia, culturally produced fear of or prejudice against homosexuals that sometimes manifests itself in legal restrictions or, in extreme cases, bullying or even violence against homosexuals (sometimes called “gay bashing”).

The term homophobia was coined in the late s and was used prominently by George Weinberg, an American clinical psychologist, in his book Society and the. In many ways, this is a brilliant book with a brilliant starting point.

Tragically, "Western" GLBT history, after the ancient Greeks & Romans, is bound-up with homophobia. Worse, homophobia was and often still is officially sanctioned. Sexual & loving personal details are much less public and reported than, say, battles and the reigns of by: Homophobia How We All Pay the Price by, Warren Blumenfled was one of the best books I have ever read.

He spoke of very concise yet real issues of today's society. His wisdom for not only the perspective of that of gays, but also for those who are heterosexual 5/5(3).

This is a very short book, that uses the word "lesbian" a lot, but there were some really interesting things about it. It was in the list of books at the back of Queen Bees and Wannabes, which was the first book that I read to point out how homophobia is a weapon of sexism/5.

Homophobia book Homophobia: a history User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Recognizing that homophobia manifests itself in many forms over time, Fone (emeritus, CUNY), compiler of the definitive Columbia Anthology of Gay Literature and author of the highly acclaimed novel Read full review.

The word homophobia means an irrational fear of, aversion to or discrimination against homosexuals or lesbians. The term was coined by psychologist George Weinberg in the late s and discussed in his book Society and Homophobia book Healthy Homosexual.

** Disclaimer: This post contains spoilers for the novel IT by Stephen King **Trigger Warnings for: Homophobia, Violence**. Stephen King has never been one to shy away from hard hitting topics. One of his most famous novels, IT, is no I would like to talk about one scene in particular, or rather the real life story that inspired it.

Homophobia and the Law examines the major junctures at which the lives of gay and lesbian people intersect with the law. It looks at the stereotypes that comprise homophobia, how they operate under different areas of the law, and the ways in which they impede Pages: Homophobia is a prejudice with effects that extend far beyond the gay and lesbian community.

While its physical, emotional and social effects have been charted to some extent, the development of homophobia in Australia has yet to be fully explored. Homophobia: An Australian History is the first book to consider homophobia in a distinctively Australian context.

In this tour de force of historical and literary research, Fone, an acclaimed expert on gay and lesbian history and professor emeritus at the City University of New York, chronicles the evolution of homophobia through the centuries.

Delving into literary sources as diverse as Greek philosophy, Elizabethan poetry, the Bible, and the Victorian novel, as well as historical texts and propaganda Brand: Holt, Henry & Company, Inc. Alan Downs describes the internalization of homophobia in his book, The Velvet Rage: Overcoming the pain of growing up gay in a straight man's world.

He also describes it as a process of. In this tour de force of historical and literary research, Fone, an acclaimed expert on gay and lesbian history and professor emeritus at the City University of New York, chronicles the evolution of homophobia through the centuries. Delving into literary sources as diverse as Greek philosophy, Elizabethan poetry, the Bible, and the Victorian novel, as well as historical texts and propaganda Cited by: "Internalized Homophobia, Intimacy, and Sexual Behavior among Gay and Bisexual Men." In Stigma and Sexual Orientation: Understanding Prejudice against Lesbians, Gay Men, and Bisexuals, edited by Gregory M.

Herek,Psychological Perspectives on Lesbian and Gay Issues. He argues that both homophobia and internalized homophobia are renunciations of something sexual, with internalized homophobia targeting the sexual drive’s aim and source (as opposed to its object, as in homophobia).

He explains “one hates oneself for wanting what. Racism — In his book, Steven Pinker lists a few statistics that demonstrate society’s progress concerning race.

For example, he cites a Pew report stating that those who think it. 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. Homophobia is observable in critical and hostile behavior such as discrimination and violence on.

#N#Living Bible: "Homosexuality is absolutely forbidden, for it is an enormous sin" #N#New Living Translation: "Do not practice homosexuality; it is a detestable sin.

Topics covered in this section: #N#Context and analysis of Leviticus #N#Translations and interpretations of Leviticus. Homophobia: A Weapon of Sexism all women was an analysis of homophobia, why it is every woman’s issue, and ways to work against it for the good of all people.

The workshop for lesbians on internalized homophobia was an examination of how living in a homophobic world damages lesbians. Excerpted with permission from "Beyond 'Homophobia': A Social Psychological Perspective on Attitudes Toward Lesbians and Gay Men" by Gregory M.

Herek in the Journal of Homosexuality, Vol. 10, No. Leviticus 18 (the eighteenth chapter of the Book of Leviticus) deals with a number of sexual activities considered abominable, including incest, bestiality and "lying with a man as with a woman." (verse 22).

It is part of the Holiness Code (Leviticus 17–26) and its sexual prohibitions are largely paralleled by Leviti except that chapter has more emphasis on : Book of Leviticus.

Book Description: While homophobia is commonly characterized as individual and personal prejudice, this collection of essays instead explores homophobia as a transnational political phenomenon.Homophobia is a colloquial expression that refers to negative, fearful, or hateful attitudes and behavior toward gays and lesbians.

The term is a misnomer in that it implies an irrational fear of homosexuals similar to the panic of claustrophobia. Homophobia is a form of cultural prejudice rather than a manifestation of an individual phobia.Other definitions identify homophobia as an irrational fear of homosexuality. Heterosexism Around the same time, heterosexism began to be used as a term analogous to sexism and racism, describing an ideological system that denies, denigrates, and stigmatizes any nonheterosexual form of behavior, identity, relationship, or community (Herek, ).