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Internalized-phobia

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Last updated 2015-05-12 05:33:37

The fear and self-hate of one's own lgbtqia identity, that occurs for many individuals who have learned negative ideas about LGBT people throughout childhood. One form of internalized oppression is the acceptance of the myths and stereotypes applied to the oppressed group.

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