Whence Homophobia?

elph's picture

This article in Science Daily makes a strong argument that many instances of homophobia stem from repressed homosexual yearnings:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120406234458.htm

anarchist's picture

Chad has already posted a similar link.

This isn't new information.

elph's picture

Not at all surprising!

But this topic is all over the news sources today! One interesting story suggests that this could explain Santorum's homophobia :)

Wouldn't that be delicious?

jeff's picture

Hmm...

You find Santorum delicious?! Interesting...

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"You can judge the whole world on the sparkle that you think it lacks" - Dawes, When My Time Comes (http://youtu.be/Z0FrcTX6hWI)

Tycoondashkid's picture

XD

Jeff, wheres your middle ground? you either do a 1 liner or 3 paragraphs of information

jeff's picture

If I had my way...

It would all be humorous one liners.

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"You can judge the whole world on the sparkle that you think it lacks" - Dawes, When My Time Comes (http://youtu.be/Z0FrcTX6hWI)

MacAvity's picture

Er...

Hasn't this idea been around for a wicked long time? Didn't Freud or one of his people first suggest it, and hasn't it gone through cycles of being believed and disbelieved and discredited and supported ever since?