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  • n. a heterosexual who hates non-heterosexuals and believes heterosexuality is superior to other sexual orientations

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  • Personally, I have always preferred the term heterosexist for things like the rape-is-not-about-sex position, because its relationship to the term sexism reflects its investment in male dominance, while heterocentric has always seemed more appropriate for things like the point about battering because it is talking more about a point of view rather than a desire to perpetuate male dominant ideology.

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  • The heterosexist was a leader of the campaign to pass the anti gay marriage initiative and write discrimination into the state constitution.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • While you may not recognize it, we live in what is called a heterosexist society.

    The Daily Barometer

  • During this part of his commentary Jennings uses a flip chart and crosses out, with a single big X, parents, friends, and teachers [if the teacher is "heterosexist"] as people students struggling with same sex desires can not trust.

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  • Roman Catholic priests have been banned from using 'heterosexist' language in their churches in case they offend gay worshippers.

    of course, I could be wrong...

  • Catholic priests have been banned from using 'heterosexist' language in their churches in case they offend gay worshippers.

    Knowledge is Power

  • … They continue, often, to survive in a 'heterosexist' regime of terror. "

    The Georgia Straight - News And Views

  • If you think it is then you are a "heterosexist". norm "A standard, model, or pattern regarded as typical: the current middle-class norm of two children per family.

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  • Therefore, we all have a responsibility, indeed an opportunity, to join together as allies to construct protective shelters from the corrosive effects of bigotry while working to clean up the heterosexist environment in which we live.

    Warren J. Blumenfeld: Heterosexism and GOP Presidential Candidates

  • First, heterosexist conditioning compromises the integrity of people by pressuring them to treat others badly, which are actions contrary to their basic humanity.

    Warren J. Blumenfeld: Heterosexism and GOP Presidential Candidates

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