#1 Homophobia forces us to act "macho" if we are a man or "feminine" if we are a woman. This limits our individuality and self-expression.
#2 Homophobia puts pressure on straight people to act aggressively and angrily towards LBGTQ people.
#3 Homophobia makes it hard to be close friends with someone of the same sex.
#4 Homophobia often strains family and community relationships.
#5 Homophobia causes youth to become sexually active before they are ready in order to prove they are "normal".
#6 Homophobia prevents vital information on sex and sexuality to be taught in schools.
#7 Homophobia can be used to hurt a straight person if they "appear to be gay".
#8 Homophobia makes it hard for straight people and LGBTQ people to be friends.
#9 Homophobia along with racism, sexism, classism, etc. makes it hard to put an end to AIDS.
#10 Homophobia makes it hard to appreciate true diversity and the unique traits that are not mainstream or "normal".
think of any that are missing?