Outline of LGBT topics

The following outline offers an overview and guide to LGBT topics.

The Stonewall Inn in the gay village of Greenwich Village, Manhattan, site of the June 1969 Stonewall riots, the cradle of the modern LGBT rights movement and an icon of LGBT culture, is adorned with rainbow pride flags.[1][2][3]



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Anti-LGBT topics

  • Anti-LGBT rhetoric, themes, catchphrases, and slogans which have been used to condemn homosexuality or to demean homosexuals
    • Homophobic propaganda, propaganda based on negative and homophobia towards homosexual and sometimes other non-heterosexual people
  • Heterosexism, attitudes, bias, and discrimination in favor of heterosexuality or heterosexual people
    • Homophobia, antipathy toward homosexual people and (literally) fear of or aversion to them
    • Lesbophobia, antipathy toward lesbians
    • Biphobia, antipathy toward bisexual people
    • Acephobia, antipathy toward asexual people
  • Transphobia, antipathy toward transgender people
    • Anti-gender movement, movement which seeks to discredit gender in favor of assigned sex
    • Cissexism, bias in favor of people who identify with the gender assigned to them at birth
    • TERF, acronym for Trans-exclusionary radical feminism
    • Transmisogyny, antipathy toward trans women
    • Trans panic defense, a legal strategy in which a defendant claims they acted in a state of violent, temporary insanity
  • Violence against LGBT people, violence motivated by sexuality or gender identity
    • Gay bashing, verbal or physical abuse against a person who is perceived by the aggressor to be gay, lesbian, or bisexual
    • Trans bashing, the act of victimizing a person physically, sexually, or verbally because they are transgender or transsexual

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