racism is a form of bigotry. You certainly can be a bigot and not be racist at all.

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Exactly!

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However it is unlikely that a bigot would not be racist!

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Yes, it is, but anti-gay violence is another one.

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True. Even anti gay rhetoric IMHO is bigotry.

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Race as we understand it today is a pretty new concept - it's sort of a result of the slave trade. But we've been 'othering' people since the dawn of time. So sure, makes sense.

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I like that phrase, 'othering'. Should be a word!

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lol! It's bad political jargon, but it suits the purpose. Means to take a group of people who you would otherwise treat as humans and make them 'others'.

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