Definitions

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  • n. Fear, dislike, or hatred of female homosexuals.

Etymologies

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lesbo- + -phobia.

Examples

  • Intersectionality is similarly ignored: for example, a lesbian trans woman might be anxious about reporting violence not only because of a fear of lesbophobia, but also because of a fear of transphobia.

    Trans women ignored in Conservative party’s domestic violence proposals

  • How many instances of women being raped simply because they are a lesbian, or men asserting that they can rape a woman straight, do we need to learn about to declare that homophobia and lesbophobia is a virulent cancer in our society?

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • When we fail to speak out against homophobia and lesbophobia we are supporting hatred and a constructed difference between bodies in a desire to privilege heterosexuality.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Even with the rampant lesbophobia today, I daresay that Queen Latifah can make the same decision for herself assuming that she is lesbian.

    Was Malcolm X Gay or Bisexual?

  • Black lesbians must deal with lesbophobia, racism, and sexism in order to negotiate our social world and therefore they face a set of unique social circumstances.

    Family: Black Lesbians Hit The Big Screen

  • While oppression because of sexual orientation is absolutely heinous, ignoring the fact that someone may face multiple sites of oppression, only reinforces the social hierarchy that creates transphobia, bi-phobia, lesbophobia and homophobia.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • I am very troubled by the apparent lesbophobia Nathan seems to be evidencing.

    Weekly Photo: Just Segregated. | Mind on Fire

  • And for dykes, don't forget the extra stress from lesbophobia.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • (If you're strapped for cash, there's a free play on lesbophobia this Wednesday at 7: 30pm at the mairie du 3ème.)

    The Bilerico Project

  • It’s an interesting thing, raising children away from the sexism, racism, classism, lesbophobia, and other destructively socializing influences of school kids and school hierarchies of all kinds, with a commitment to seeing to it that your children spend time with with others who are being raised as they are.

    Lazy linking on liberatory learning

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