Internalized homophobia (

Internalized homophobia
English (USA)
Internalised homophobia
English (UK)
Ego-dystonic homophobia
This term is often used to describe internalized oppression held by and about LGBTQ+ people in general. It can also describe the more specific phenomenon in which gay men internalize or adopt homophobic beliefs (i.e., negative perceptions of and intolerance toward gay men and homosexuality) as a result of being raised or socialized within a homophobic environment or culture.
Scope note and relationships updated in collaboration with COLAGE, 2022.
Revised during an extended collaboration with COLAGE, 2022.
2019-05-14 07:03:55 UTC
2021-12-08 09:32:19 UTC

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Internalized oppression
Internalized homophobia
Lateral homophobia

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