Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The term “homophobia” refers to a range of negative attitudes toward homosexuality and gay people. Homophobia may take the form of discrimination, insults and stereotypes, however, it may also grow into physical violence. The irrational fear of and aversion to homosexual individuals is declared by European Parliament to be a form of prejudice similar to racism, xenophobia, anti-semitism and sexism. Learn more about the phenomenon in this book.