The Uses of Homophobia

November 1990
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Nov1990, Issue 7, p6
Explores the definition of homophobia. Definition of phobia; Problem with the term homophobia; Factor that would put a stop to crimes against gays.


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