Stigma and Sexual Orientation

Understanding Prejudice against Lesbians, Gay Men and Bisexuals


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.

  • SAGE Publications; December 1997
  • ISBN 9781452250304
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure EPUB format
  • Title: Stigma and Sexual Orientation
  • Author: Gregory M Herek (ed.)
  • Imprint: SAGE Publications, Inc