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Sexual Prejudice

  • By: Gregory M. Herek
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

Sexual prejudice refers to negative or hostile attitudes against an individual or group based on the latter's sexual orientation. Such prejudice can potentially be directed at anyone regardless of whether they are heterosexual, homosexual, or bisexual. ...

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