Definitions

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  • n. Mass murder or mass homicide motivated by homophobia, especially in Nazi Germany, but also extended to other instances of homophobic violence.

Etymologies

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Blend of homosexual and holocaust, coined as a neologism in 1986.

Examples

  • As a Marxist and leader of the Brazilian gay movement, he is portrayed as an angel, having been awarded by former Brazilian president Fernando Henrique Cardoso and by the current Brazilian president Lula for having founded the Gay Group of Bahia, which wearisomely chatters that Brazil is having a "homocaust".

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