from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex.
- n. Sexual activity with another of the opposite sex.
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- n. The state of being emotionally or sexually attracted to persons of the opposite sex.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the opposite sex
Are you saying that heterosexuality is a choice or that acting on it is a choice?
Because heterosexuality is (equally?) certainly apt to produce “powerful friendships” or “passionate love” in subjects — and even a “great idea” or two now and then ...
Rob Berra: they are mainly psychs of any or no religion who say RESEARCH shows gays can find satisfaction in heterosexuality, in effect, becoming straight.
They may have some biased advocates for them like me – and some biased members who have a religious perspective, like Christian and other religious psychs — but they are mainly psychs of any or no religion who say RESEARCH shows gays can find satisfaction in heterosexuality, in effect, becoming straight.
Sandhiller says: heterosexuality is politically correctness gone amuck
Straight Characters 'heterosexuality is pointed to and expressed ALL the damn time: Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson, Nightwing and Oracle, Hal Jordan's horn-dog exploits, John Constantine (nuff' said), The Flash, etc.
Some of his best stories are "Night Ride" and "Black Country" both about the jazz world, "The Crooked Man" a dystopia where heterosexuality is outlawed (and amazingly, published in Playboy), "Miss Gentilbelle" about a monstrous mother, purportedly based on his own.
I trust (for my wife's sake!) that I am not quite the ladies 'man that Sherard turned out to be -- but Sherard's heterosexuality is important to the story.
And third, the best way to help insure that people continue to “view” homosexuality differently from heterosexuality is to continue to treat them differently in the courts.
You assume that heterosexuality is the norm, in more than a statistical sense, and then criticize gays and lesbians for being simply as open about their lives as we heterosexuals are.