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  1. Standard member RBHILL
    Acts 13:48
    11 Sep '14 22:45
    If some so called heterosexuals are homophobic then it is also possible for homosexuals to be heteraphobic.
  2. Standard member Grampy Bobby
    Boston Lad
    11 Sep '14 23:46
    Originally posted by RBHILL
    If some so called heterosexuals are homophobic then it is also possible for homosexuals to be heteraphobic.
    Not a phobia that in any way applies to you, RB: Thread 160165
  3. 11 Sep '14 23:55 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by RBHILL
    If some so called heterosexuals are homophobic then it is also possible for homosexuals to be heteraphobic.
    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 be promoted. That is the degree to which some homophobes want to control and eliminate homosexuality, so the same kind of regime (edit: or efforts) could be expected.
  4. 12 Sep '14 02:30
    Originally posted by RBHILL
    If some so called heterosexuals are homophobic then it is also possible for homosexuals to be heteraphobic.
    That's like saying a black can be racist.

    That's just crazy talk.
  5. Standard member shavixmir
    Guppy poo
    12 Sep '14 11:26
    Originally posted by RBHILL
    If some so called heterosexuals are homophobic then it is also possible for homosexuals to be heteraphobic.
    I've met lesbians I'm scared to bump into in dark pathways.
    Sweet bejesus, some of them are a man hating lot!

    I'm quite willing to assume they have peniphobia.
  6. 12 Sep '14 21:38
    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.