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Stigma and Sexual Orientation : Understanding Prejudice against Lesbians, Gay Men and Bisexuals - Gregory M. Herek

Stigma and Sexual Orientation

Understanding Prejudice against Lesbians, Gay Men and Bisexuals

By: Gregory M. Herek (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st February 1998
ISBN: 9780803953857
Number Of Pages: 288

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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.

Preface
Unassuming Motivations
Contextualizing the Narratives of Antigay Assailants
Homophobia in the Courtroom
An Assessment of Biases against Gay Men and Lesbians in a Multi-Ethnic Sample of Potential Jurors
Do Heterosexual Women and Men Differ in Their Attitudes toward Homosexuality? A Conceptual and Methodological Analysis
The Relationship between Stereotypes of and Attitudes toward Lesbians and Gays
Authoritarianism, Values and the Favorability and Structure of Anti-Gay Attitudes
Civil Liberties, Civil Rights and Stigma
Voter Attitudes and Behavior in the Politics of Homosexuality
Minority Stress among Lesbians, Gay Men and Bisexuals
A Consequence of Heterosexism, Homophobia and Stigmatization
Internalized Homophobia, Intimacy and Sexual Behavior among Gay and Bisexual Men
Developmental Implications of Victimization of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Youths
The Postmodern Family
An Examination of the Psychosocial and Legal Perspectives of Gay and Lesbian Parenting
Bad Science in the Service of Stigma
A Critique of the Cameron Group's Survey Studies
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ISBN: 9780803953857
ISBN-10: 0803953852
Series: Psychological Perspectives on Lesbian and Gay Issues
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 1st February 1998
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.96 x 15.34  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.47