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nonheterosexual

Definitions

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  • adj. Not heterosexual.
  • n. One who is not a heterosexual.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ heterosexual

Examples

  • Current research indicates that between 3 and 10 per cent of people identify as nonheterosexual (Frankowski 2004; Ryan and Futterman 1998).

    The Third Edge of the Sword

  • Le Guin: "... the entrance of a substantial number of women sf writers in the 60s and 70s, along with some unconventional males of the same generation, enlarged the scope of the genre, increased its literary and intellectual sophistication, introduced credible female and nonheterosexual characters, and improved the general quality of the prose -- and won a lot of new and faithful readers."

    January 2009

  • They may be intentionally or unintentionally punishing them for their sexual orientation, she added, or decision makers may be less likely to consider mitigating factors, such as self-defense, for a nonheterosexual adolescent than for a heterosexual peer.

    Gay Students Receive Harsher Punishments In School, Study Finds

  • In other words, privacy as perceived by the majority Court was defined by its privileging of "family, marriage, or procreation," all construed narrowly to exclude nonheterosexual relationships.

    'Trivial Complaints:' The Role of Privacy in Domestic Violence Law and Activism in the U.S.

  • If you're in an urban area, asking them to imagine all the nonwhite nonChristian nonheterosexual people they know being taken away gives a pretty good sense of "a lot of people."

    Six million what

  • In summary, heterosexism is discrimination directed against any form of nonheterosexual behavior, identity, relationship, or community as well as the ideological system that supports such action.

    Heterosexism and the African American Community

  • Cultural institutions such as religion, law, media, politics, government, and education promote heterosexism and encourage psychological heterosexism, or individual behaviors and attitudes that encourage, promote, and and act violently or hatefully against persons who are nonheterosexual.

    Heterosexism and the African American Community

  • With a substantial majority of younger men and women committed to the proposition that sex is primarily for pleasure rather than for procreation, tolerance of and experiment with pornography, nonheterosexual, and nongenital relationships were bound to increase.

    Why Nothing Works

  • Yale sociologists Katherine Himmelstein and Hannah Bruckner use surveys from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health to demonstrate that nonheterosexual youth are no more likely than heterosexual youth to engage in violent behavior.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • The Family Leader pledge laments that marriage is "debased" by, among other things, an "antiscientific bias which holds, in complete absence of empirical proof, that nonheterosexual inclinations are genetically determined, irresistible, and akin to innate traits like race, gender, and eye color."

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

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