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English citations of biphobic
Adjective: "relating to, characteristic of, or exhibiting biphobia"
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- 1985 — Two Lives to Lead: Bisexuality in Men and Women, (eds. Fritz Klein & Timothy J. Wolf), Harrington Park Press (1985), ISBN 0918393221, page 52:
- If counselors are homophobic or biphobic, they should refer clients facing those issues to a counselor who could be objective.
- 1991 — Bi Any Other Name: Bisexual People Speak Out (eds. Loraine Hutchins & Lani Ka'ahumanu), Alyson Publishing (1991), ISBN 9781555831745, page 365:
- These are dangerous times for bisexuals. Nearly every day we are treated to some nasty biphobic media coverage of bisexuals and AIDS …
- 1994 — Martin S. Weinberg, Colin J. Williams, & Douglas W. Pryor, Dual Attraction: Understanding Bisexuality, Oxford University Press (1994), ISBN 9780195098419, page 145:
- I thought having feelings for both sexes was evil and this scared me; I responded with homophobia; I was biphobic — I wasn't normal.
- 1995 — Joshua Gamson, "Must Identity Movements Self-destruct?A Queer Dilemma", in Social Perspectives in Lesbian and Gay Studies: A Reader (eds. Peter M. Nardi & Beth E. Schneider), Routledge (1998), ISBN 0415167086, page 595:
- "Why have so many bisexual women felt compelled to call themselves lesbians for song long? Do you think biphobic attitudes like yours might have something to do with it?" asks a woman named Kristen.
- 1995 — Annie S. Murray, "Forsaking All Others: A Bifeminist Discussion of Compulsory Monogamy", in Bisexual Politics: Theories, Queries, and Visions (ed. Naomi Tucker), Routledge (1995), ISBN 1560249501, pages 300-301:
- This kind of biphobic logic forms the basis of the statement made by Jean O'Leary, then Executive Director of the National Gay Rights Advocates, when asked about whether bisexuals belong in the gay rights movement: […]
- 1996 — Beth A. Firestein, Bisexuality: The Psychology and Politics of an Invisible Minority, Sage Publications (1996), ISBN 9780803972735, page 66:
- […] but to remain within their communities as "out" bisexuals, lesbians, or gays to challenge homophobic and biphobic attitudes.
- 1997 — Eileen Fung & Wei Ming Dariotis, "Breaking the Soy Sauce Jar: Diaspora and Displacement in the Films of Ang Lee", in Transnational Chinese Cinemas: Identity, Nationhood, Gender (ed. Sheldon Hsiao-peng Lu), University of Hawai'i Press (1997), ISBN 0824818458, pages 201- 202:
- The night of the wedding banquet swiftly leads to a morning breakfast exploding with tensions unleashed as Simon discovers Wei-wei's pregnancy and Wai-tung's infidelity (not only personally, but in terms of sexual identity, the ultimate threat to the bisexual in biphobic discourse is that their identities are unstable).
- 1999 — Bi Lives: Bisexual Women Tell Their Stories (ed. Kata Orndorff), See Sharp Press (1999), ISBN 9781884365096, page 22:
- I do hear a lot of biphobic atittudes from lesbians, while some of them tell me that I'm not like other bisexual women.
- 2002 — Gwyneth Jackaway, "Pride and Prejudice", Out, November 2002:
- While biphobic lesbians tend to see bisexual women as traitors or untrustworthy, gay men tend to characterize bisexual men as just kidding themselves.
- 2005 — Youth, Education, and Sexualities: An International Encyclopedia, (ed. James T. Sears), Greenwood Press (2005), ISBN 0313327483, page 86:
- For example, gay and lesbian youth workers and other members of the gay and lesbian communities who work and liaise with schools in antihomphobic education can be biphobic in silencing bisexual young people's realities […]
- 2010 — Kath Browne, "Queer Spiritual Spaces: Conclusion", in Queer Spiritual Spaces: Sexuality and Sacred Places (Kath Brown, Sally R. Munt, & Andrew K. T. Yip), Ashgate Publishing Limited (2010), ISBN 9781409404774, page 237:
- This finding has significant implications for activism; it is unhelpful perhaps to keep shouting that 'the Church' is homophobic or biphobic and transphobic — […]