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Filmmaker Emmanuelle Schick Garcia is exploring the roots of global homophobia in a new documentary, The World According to Homophobes. The film provides a disturbing look into homophobes' fixation on same-sex acts, gender roles, and sexual shame, drawing from footage filmed in four countries. "Why are homophobes equally fascinated and repulsed by homosexual sex acts?", Schick Garcia asks at her Indiegogo page.
"As the clip above shows, homophobes have a some "interesting" views on homosexual sex. In fact, for homophobes, the issue of homosexuality seems to trigger discussion of genitals, sex (especially anal sex) and indignation that homosexuals are not ashamed of their sexuality.To learn more about The World According to Homophobes, visit the film's Facebook page. (Hat tip to Huffington Post.)
Even people that could be deemed intelligent, seem to be very immature and uncomfortable when discussing sex, sexuality and the body ...
After observing the marriage equality debates in France I was struck by one important difference between the opposing sides. While homosexuals were talking about love and equal rights for their unions and families, homophobes ranted about bestiality, pedophilia, polygamy and sex. Homosexuals were characterised as immature, suffering from narcissism (because they fell in love with their own sex) and being too sex crazy to ever be a responsible spouse or parent. This made me wonder, in the eyes of homophobes, did homosexuals represent sexual liberation and freedom? Were homophobes envious of the perceived sexual freedoms of homosexuals?
With this film, we hope to spark an intelligent debate about the origins of homophobic cultures and shame, in the hopes that homophobes will turn their judgements inward, finally seeing their homophobia as something that has less to do with homosexuals and more to do with their own relationship to sex and the body."