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Phobia

Discussion in 'LGBT Later in Life' started by Cinnamon Bunny, Apr 22, 2020.

  1. Cinnamon Bunny

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    How did you get over your internalized homophobia/transphobia?

    While I've gotten over the intellectual side of homophobia/transphobia and have always believed gender stereotypes don't define us, I still feel the emotional unease and repulsion around people who don't fit a hetero-gender-binary (like butch women and non-binary persons) and I don't know how to get over that. It's hard to be authentic or know who I am, if I'm phobic of who I am.
     
  2. LostInDaydreams

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    It might not be possible right now due to lockdown measures, etc., but might be worth talking to a therapist about this and working through what’s behind this?

    Can you pinpoint what makes you uneasy?