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.
Chapter 8: Internalized Homophobia, Intimacy, and Sexual Behavior among Gay and Bisexual Men
Internalized Homophobia, Intimacy, and Sexual Behavior among Gay and Bisexual Men
Antihomosexual attitudes and the stigmatization of homosexuality in Western society shape a sociocultural environment characterized by rejection of and discrimination against the gay ...