heterosexuality heterosexuality  /ˌhɛtə roʊ sɛk ʃə ˈwæ lɪ ti/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the opposite sex

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In schools, sex-ed courses focus almost exclusively on heterosexualitythe only mention of same-gender sex reminds students that it is against the law.
  2. Well, meet their evil twins, Anne and John Paulk, the poster couple for the notion that homosexuality can be stopped if only heterosexuality is embraced.
  3. It would mean that a permanent, or at least longterm, switch to heterosexuality is possible more than half the time among gays who are highly motivated to change.

News

  • Christian ministry apologizes for claiming to 'cure' gays

    The closure announcement Thursday of a controversial Florida ministry - long claiming to "cure" or "convert" gays to heterosexuality through prayer - was welcomed by gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community leaders in Delaware and across the country.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The News Journal

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Quotes

  1. In one of his books, the article's author noted, Huckabee writes, "Until recently, who would have dared to suggest that the practice [of homosexuality] should be accepted on equal footing with heterosexuality, to be thought of as a personal decision...
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Mike Huckabee Source: EDGE Boston

  2. "The US is a free country," said Mr Tatchell. "Let them have their misnamed Straight Pride Parade. They say it is a celebration of heterosexuality, but really it'sa promotion of straight supremacism. Their parade is driven by a homophobic...
    on Jul 8, 2008 By: Peter Tatchell Source: PinkNews.co.uk

  3. "I completely respect a person's sexual preferences," Calderón said. "However, I believe in the family, that the family is an institution headed by the principle of heterosexuality."
    on Mar 16, 2007 By: President Felipe Calderón Source: Washington Post

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