transphobia

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noun trans·pho·bia \ˌtran(t)s-ˈfō-bē-ə, ˌtranz-\

Definition of transphobia

  1. [ trans + -phobia (after homophobia)]

  2. :  irrational fear of, aversion to, or discrimination against transgender or transsexual people We're also seeing historic levels of transphobia—discrimination, hate speech and violent, even fatal attacks on transgender women and men. — Terry O'Neill, The Huffington Post, 8 Sept. 2014

transphobic

\ˌtran(t)s-ˈfō-bik, ˌtranz-\ play adjective transphobic comments … people fleeing homophobic or transphobic persecution. — Mary O'Hara, The Guardian (London), 16 July 2014

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1992

First Known Use of transphobia

1992


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