Definitions

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  • n. The belief that one set of sexual behaviors is intrinsically superior to another set of sexual behaviors.
  • n. Sexual prejudice or discrimination; discrimination against people with a different sexual preference based on that belief.

Etymologies

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From sexual/sexuality + -ism; ap. formed from a parallel construction to 'sexism', 'racism', et al. (See Related Terms.)

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