erotophobia


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erotophobia

(ɪˌrɒtəʊˈfəʊbɪə)
n
(Psychoanalysis) an abnormal fear of sexuality

erotophobia

an abnormal fear of sexual feelings and their physical expression.
See also: Sex
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David Greven sees Coverdale's later dislike of the mysterious Westervelt and his "almost ectoplasmically multivalent sexuality" as potential proof that Hawthorne generally responded to Fourier with "erotophobia" and homophobia (139-40).
a mass-mediated atavistic discourse, representation, and belief grounded in natural hierarchy, heteronormative-patriarchy, hypermoralism, sexual dissemblance, wifedom, motherhood, beautification for others, erotophobia, phallic power, and racial loyalty that reproduces, maintains, holds together, and justifies jezebelian ho discourse and theology, the discourse on black ladyhood, the myth of the black matriarchate, and the black "nuclear" project in the name of black normalcy and racial progress.
This moniker emphasized the sense of disorientation and unfamiliarity in the air, but it disavowed, by characterizing as unprecedented, the racism, misogyny, militarism, erotophobia, and Christian imperialism that constitutes American history and culture.
Concerning Regarding to Sexual Attitudes and Sexual Behaviors, each and every one of the sexual behaviors in the Sexual Inventory was engaged in more frequently by erotophiles when compared to people who tend toward the erotophobia pole.
To measure participants' level of erotophobia, we employed the Sexual Opinion Survey (SOS; Fisher, Leonard, Byrne, & Kelley, 1988).
But might we, a culture of systemic "compulsory able-bodiedness" (495) and selective erotophobia, (496) less perceptibly undermine her sexual autonomy by categorically withholding robust, comprehensive sexual educational opportunities?
What's exposed when we see right-wing religious people acting out sexually, judging others ruthlessly, affirming moralistic superiority, resorting to violent language and activities, abusing children and others, and condemning to hell-fire all those who don't agree, is the sexual dysfunction and erotophobia, tribalism, violence, abusiveness, and self-righteousness inherent in right-wing religion.
(2008) Landscapes of Erotophobia: The sexual(ized) child in the postmodern anglophone world.
Reducing college students' homophobis, erotophobia, and conservatism levels through a human sexuality course.
It measures the personality dimension of erotophobia--erotophilia, which is described as a learned disposition to respond to sexual stimuli with affect and evaluations that range from negative (erotophobia) to positive (erotophilia).
The difference between erotophilia and erotophobia. Retrieved from http://voices.yahoo.com/the- difference-between erotophilia-erotophobia- 6328428.htmlcat=5