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This timely and accessible contribution towards a deeper understanding of homophobia provides much-needed insight into the issue of prejudice in general. Topics discussed include: the nature of antigay prejudice, stereotypes and behaviors; the consequences of homophobia and related phenomena on the well-being of lesbians, gay men and bisexuals; and the critical need for psychology and science to examine homophobia and related issues.

Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, and Stigma: Voter Attitudes and Behavior in the Politics of Homosexuality
Civil liberties, civil rights, and stigma: Voter attitudes and behavior in the politics of homosexuality
Douglas AlanStrand

A sizable body of literature has helped us understand why heterosexuals stigmatize gay people. But how do citizens decide on their responses to stigma ...

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