Stigma and Sexual Orientation

Understanding Prejudice against Lesbians, Gay Men and Bisexuals

by Herek, Gregory M


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.

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Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: December 1997
  • English
  • 9781452250304 / 0803953852
  • United Kingdom
  • Primary Price: 39.99 GBP
  • Pages: 288
  • SAGE Publications / SAGE Publications, Inc
  • Readership: College - higher education
  • Publish State: Published
  • Responsibility: edited by Gregory M. Herek.
  • Series: Psychological Perspectives on Lesbian & Gay Issues
  • Series Part: 4
  • Reference Code: BDZ0001474330