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What is Homophobia? 

Homophobia is the irrational hatred, intolerance, and fear of lesbian, gay and bisexual people. These prejudicial feelings fuel the myths, stereotypes, discrimination and violence against people who are lesbian, gay or bisexual.
Lesbians, gay and bisexual people who are socialised in a homophobic society often internalise these negative stereotypes and can develop some degree of low self-esteem and self-hatred. This can be described as internalised homophobia.


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