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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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.
Reducing college students' homophobis, erotophobia, and conservatism levels through a human sexuality course.
Klein traces much of this back to erotophobia (fear of or negative attitudes about sex).
And the modernist whitewash seems to assert its own derivation in the phobias of Protestant domestic, religious, and aesthetic space: mysophobia (fear of dirt and contamination), Monophobia, chromophobia, erotophobia.
It was found that one's level of erotophobia influences their likelihood of engaging in sexual health care, like breast self-exams (BSE).
Here I use "queer" not as a synonym for gay, but to demarcate that motley band of "ethical and ecclesiastical dissidents" who refuse to accept patriarchal Christianity's erotophobia as normative, but instead hold themselves and others accountable for pursuing a higher righteousness.
But they are difficult for gay men to discuss because many of us have vestiges of an internalized homophobia, which turns into a kind of internalized erotophobia, a fear of sex and pleasure, which is a part and parcel of the puritan streak in this country, where sex is used to sell everything except sex education.