George Weinberg


Age: 86

psychologist who in the mid-1960's observed the discomfort that some of his colleagues exhibited around gay men and women and coined the term "homophobia" to describe it for the first time in print in "Words for the New Culture" article in the newsweekly Gay in 1971, and who discussed the phenomenon at length in his 1972 book Society & the Healthy Homosexual.

Cause of Death: Cancer

Born: May 17, 1929

Died: March 20, 2017

New York City, New York