The Context of Anti-Gay Violence

@article{Herek1990TheCO,
  title={The Context of Anti-Gay Violence},
  author={G. Herek},
  journal={Journal of Interpersonal Violence},
  year={1990},
  volume={5},
  pages={316 - 333}
}
  • G. Herek
  • Published 1990
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Interpersonal Violence
  • Hate crimes against lesbians and gay men occur within a broader cultural context that is permeated by heterosexism. Heterosexism is defined here as an ideological system that denies, denigrates, and stigmatizes any nonheterosexual form of behavior, identity, relationship, or community. It operates principally by rendering homosexuality invisible and, when this fails, by trivializing, repressing, or stigmatizing it. This article focuses upon the nexus between cultural heterosexism and individual… CONTINUE READING
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