heterosexualism


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Related to heterosexualism: heterosexism, Hetrosexuality
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Synonyms for heterosexualism

a sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the opposite sex

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Rather, my point would be that compulsory heterosexualism is fundamentally grounded on essentialist categories, and one must begin the deconstruction of the masculinist gaze by engaging with its inherent essentialism.
For me, the hardest texts to grapple with in grad school have been the subtle, ever-present canons of racism, classism, ageism, sexism, homophobia, and heterosexualism.
In essence, physically disabled men are considered and treated as half men who have lost their manliness, sexual virility, and prowess, and, by extension, their membership status in the restricted club of male heterosexualism.
is a metaphor for the artist's minority view of a bad world, of "our cynical age of frantic heterosexualism.
By the time Maurice enters Cambridge he has virtually succumbed to the heterosexualism of his upbringing, terrorized by its relentless homophobia, convinced that he suffers from a unique affliction.
He said during his decade-long association with The Group he was in conflict between what he felt were genuinely warm people and the leadership's patriarchy and heterosexualism that naturalized heterosexual relations.