Bringing Homophobia out of the Closet

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Abstract

An activity designed to illustrate the cultural impact of homophobia is described. Role-play scenarios assign group participants a bisexual, heterosexual, or homosexual identity. Activity participants are then given the opportunity to assume or reject their assigned identity in the role-play. College students and participants in professional training seminars report an increased understanding of individual and institutional forms of homophobia and the difficulties associated with "passing" vs. forming a positive homosexual identity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)231-237
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Sex Education and Therapy
Volume21
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes

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Homophobia
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Bringing Homophobia out of the Closet. / Walters, Andrew S.

In: Journal of Sex Education and Therapy, Vol. 21, No. 4, 1996, p. 231-237.

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