heterosexism

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The belief that heterosexual activities and institutions are better than those with a genderless or homosexual orientation

heterosexism

Psychology The belief that heterosexual activities and institutions are better than those with a genderless or homosexual orientation. See Homophobia.

het·er·o·sex·ism

(het'ĕr-ō-sek'sizm)
A belief that heterosexuality is the only normal and acceptable sexual orientation and is superior to other orientations. Heterosexism discriminates against and excludes people on the basis of sexual orientation.
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Toibin reframes heterosexist and homophobic notions of family and community, promoting an ethics of inclusion in the face of a long history of repudiation, silence, and intolerance towards gay men.
The aforementioned literature review indicates that workplace heterosexist climate and anticipated discrimination are negatively associated with job satisfaction.
No one is immune to the influences of our heteronormative, heterosexist, lesbianphobic and racist society.
O'Connell discusses the narrative of higher education as being heterosexist and he argues that "truly vital and ethically sound programs must work against marginalization, which means, among other things, that they must promote the cultivation of gay and lesbian and queer studies" (O'Connell, 2004, p.
Since most of the authors in the volume want to see an end to hierarchical and heterosexist conceptions of manhood, this is a troubling absence.
She described all essentialist concepts of sex and gender, a form of the heterosexist oppression because heterosexuality is a norm in society and people are judged on the basis on their sexual identity.
Wilhelm's novel is less interested in heterosexist masculinity (though does not ignore it, as I will discuss), but her imitation of Hemingway suggests that she may have seen something in his style of apparent factuality with underlying ambiguity that was useful for her own tale.
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Organizations are embedded within society and individuals' heterosexist behaviors occur within and are affected by both the organization and the society.