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Psychotherapist Who Coined “Homophobia” Fought It All His Life

Psychotherapist Who Coined “Homophobia” Fought It All His Life

BY ANDY HUMM | Psychotherapist George Weinberg, who coined the word “homophobia” in 1966 — turning the tables on anti-gay people by branding them as the sick ones — died in New York on March 21 at age 87. He had just completed an article for Gay City News on the origins of his famous […]

The AP Notwithstanding, Homophobia is Sadly Alive and Well

The AP Notwithstanding, Homophobia is Sadly Alive and Well

BY DR. GEORGE WEINBERG | The Associated Press just changed its famous Stylebook for its reporters to ban future use of the word “homophobia.” Writers have been told to replace the word with more “neutral language” — with words that don’t ascribe any motive or state of mind, even to those who persecute gays. This is […]