homophobia

Definition

Homophobia is the irrational fear of, and aversion to, homosexuality and to lesbian, gay and bisexual people based on prejudice.

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Source(s)

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights - FRA (2009). Homophobia and Discrimination on Grounds of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the EU Member States: Part II – The Social Situation. Available at:

http://fra.europa.eu/sites/default/files/fra_uploads/397-FRA_hdgso_repor...

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1243