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Resist! Essays Against a Homophobic Culture

by Rosamund Elwin

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Published by Women"s Press (UK) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lesbians,
  • Literature: Folklore/Mythology,
  • Gay Studies,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Lesbians" writings, Canadian,
  • Lesbians" writings, American,
  • Essays,
  • 20th century,
  • Homophobia,
  • Literary Collections/Essays,
  • Literary collections,
  • Sex & Gender/Feminine,
  • Sex & Gender/Gay,
  • Social Science / Gay Studies,
  • Women authors,
  • American essays,
  • Canadian essays

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMona Oikawa (Editor), Dionne Falconer (Editor), Ann Decter (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8213716M
    ISBN 100889611971
    ISBN 109780889611979

    Peter J. Gomes provides an effective argument against homophobia in his article from the New York Times in , "Homophobic? Read Your Bible.". Gomes begins his article with several examples of how this belief pertaining to homophobia and the bible has been used against homosexuals. Acts of violence are mentioned along with matters of public.   L ess than two weeks ago, the new issue of Attitude went to press. It would be its editor’s last edition – Matthew Todd, who has worked for the gay magazine since , told his staff in.

    be against culture, law and religion in African societies although there are also alternative views. This study discusses literary responses to homophobia b y selected African short fiction writers.   “The state of homophobia within the black community is only a reflection of the broader American culture, which finds itself in a continuous evolution in favor of the demands that define the.

      The book is a departure from despair and crippling homophobia. It records the experiences of people who refuse to be hopeless victims. This resistance to recognize the more common milder forms of homophobia is so pervasive in American society as to be accurately called a “normal” part of our culture. The Etiology of Homophobia: Gender Role Socialization So where does homophobia come from and how can it become so pervasive that it represents a typical blind spot for.


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Resist. Essays Against a Homophobic Culture 1st Edition by Mona Oikawa (Editor), Dionne Falconer (Editor), Ann Decter (Editor), & out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

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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. Resist!: Essays against a homophobic culture. Toronto: Women's Press. In this timely and incisive collection, lesbians and bisexual women examine and challenge the ways in which homophobia, lesbophobia and heterosexism function individually, socially and politically and celebrate the ways in which we struggle against them.

Repplier, D. Homophobia Through the years it would be delightful to believe that society has gotten more accepting of minorities. While in many ways this is true, it is also a false statement as well. The United States has gone through leaps and bounds over the last century.

Women were the first to win their. The changes from the book also reinforce this: while in the book, Adrian wears a hat with a flower in it and Don wears skin-tight trousers and lipstick, in the film Adrian’s pink sweater is the.

The response in some regions, particularly Africa, has been the hyper- masculinization of resistance and the association of traditional gender binaries with traditional African culture.

One of the central challenges of post-colonialism in an African context is to allow for feminine and masculine voices which resist such gender stereotyping. Here, we will take a look at ten of the commonest arguments launched against homosexuality and cited to oppose gay rights legislation: (1) Marriage should be between a man and a woman, because it has always been this way; (2) Homosexuality is a choice; (3) The Bible condemns homosexuality; (4) Homosexuality is unnatural; (5) Homosexuals do not.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Homophobia can be defined as, negative feelings or attitudes towards non-heterosexual behavior.

There are many factors that can cause a person to be homophobic. Research suggests that identity, relationships and community, can lead to homophobic behavior and is the origin of discrimination.

Homophobia - Homophobia - Contemporary attitudes toward homosexuality: Western homophobia and homohysteria peaked in the s with the spread of AIDS. The disease brought greater public awareness that homosexuals existed in every social institution, and the infectious nature of the disease further stigmatized homosexual men.

It also ended, particularly in Western cultures, the presumption. A decade later, Jamaica has evolved in radical ways, but lack of media coverage and that decade-old designation as the most homophobic place on Earth has obscured the country’s incremental.

5 A New Book on the Sutherland Springs Shooting Explores Resilience, Forgiveness, and Grace 6 ‘Trust Me’ Tackles Politics, Power, and Perception Most Recent in Features. Cheryl L. Clarke (born Washington DC, ) is a lesbian poet, essayist, educator and a Black feminist community activist: she lives in Jersey City, New Jersey, and Hobart, New her life partner, Barbara Balliet, she is co-owner of Bleinheim Hill Books, a used and rare bookstore in Hobart.

Her younger sister is novelist Breena Clarke, with whom Clarke and Balliet organize the. 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.BUY ESSAY ON CULTURE AND HOMOPHOBIA NOW! This is a free Essay on Homophobia. We are the leading provider of essay writing services. If you need help we will prepare a well-written Essay on Homophobia at very affordable rates starting at $/page.The book is filled with personal accounts of disappointments, acceptance, and pleasures that each person has faced in this mass culture of homophobic oppression and discrimination.

Many of the essays in the book pinpoints the stereotypical roles that society feels that gays or lesbians should play and what the media portrays them as.