Originally posted by JS357
Perhaps from a logical POV, it is possible, but there are practical constraints on heterophobia. Any society in which heterophobia becomes entrenched to the degree homophobia has become in some areas, will be not be around for long. After all, heterosexual activity would be illegal, and abortions and conversion efforts involving steroids and counseling would b ...[text shortened]... ol and eliminate homosexuality, so the same kind of regime (edit: or efforts) could be expected.
Sorry but this just doesn't wash. Most of the acts you ascribe to homophobes have been illegal in most places for decades.
"Perhaps from a logical POV, it is possible, but there are practical constraints on heterophobia."
The first part is the true part. There are practical constraints against homophobia, but it is still wielded as a rhetorical club against anyone who argues against special rights for homosexuals.