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Stand Up! - Don't Stand for Homophobic Bullying

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What is homophobia ? Homophobia is the hatred and fear that other people have towards homosexuals who are mainly either lesbians or gay men. In some cases homophobia is known to some leading acts that involve violence, homophobia effects straight people in many ways.

Short and Long term effects of Homophobia

Short Term Effects

  • Anxiety
  • Uneasiness
  • Depression
Long Term Effects

  • Distress/ Stress
  • Self injury
  • Attempt Suicide

Problems with homophobia

People might think that homophobia isn't that big of a deal but really if you think about IT IS A BIG DEAL. Homosexuals are being more ashamed and embarrassed to go out because they are afraid that people won't accept them because they are 'different' Some examples/ causes that homosexual people involved are receiving all these types of problems.

  • Sexual assault being common
  • Exclusion rumours
  • The feeling of embarrassment
  • Mental health problems
  • Bullying
  • Suicide

Where to get support ?


Useful websites for example