GL vs. BT: The Archaeology of Biphobia and Transphobia within the U.S. Gay and Lesbian Community

@inproceedings{Weiss2003GLVB,
  title={GL vs. BT: The Archaeology of Biphobia and Transphobia within the U.S. Gay and Lesbian Community},
  author={Jillian T. Weiss},
  year={2003}
}
Abstract Heterosexism against bisexuals and transgenders exists not only in the straight community, but in the gay and lesbian community as well. Are “biphobia” and “transphobia” examples of “phobias”—irrational fears? No, such heterosexist attitudes are all too rational, mirroring social tensions, which only appear to be an ahistorical psychological phenomenon. Rather, as the GLBT community developed, power relations arose which resulted in the four different groups (G/L/B/T), assigning them… CONTINUE READING

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