heterosexual

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heterosexual

1. a person who is sexually attracted to the opposite sex
2. of or relating to heterosexuality
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In 1993, heterosexual HIV transmission accounted for 6056 AIDS cases reported among women (median age: 33 years) and 3232 cases among men (median age: 38 years).
In contrast, four heterosexual couples with HIV are featured in the show holding hands and balancing their children on their laps.
What had always bothered heterosexuals about homosexuals, of course, had been their promiscuity and sexual aggressiveness - the very things papa assumed for himself.
5 percent among heterosexuals reporting same-sex partners, 15 percent among bisexuals, 25 percent among lesbian/gay students, and 20 percent among students who said they were unsure of their sexual orientation.
For example, 53 percent of lesbians and bisexual women experienced lower back or neck pain, versus not quite 40 percent of heterosexuals.
Coming on the heels of the LGBTQ community's month-long Gay Pride celebrations, Twitter users mocked the existence of Heterosexual Pride Day Thursday.
If the global family begins at conception, then how might the meaning of a 'global family' cause us to rethink our antiquated ideas about conception, marriage and parenting, particularly for heterosexual women who choose to remain single?
These studies had another disadvantage when trying to figure out the impact of childhood sexual abuse: they lacked a comparison group of heterosexuals.
Rates of heart disease in LGB adults (12% in men and 8% in women) did not differ significantly from rates in straights, nor did rates of being uninsured--8% of LGBs and 11% of heterosexuals lacked health insurance.
On the other hand, heterosexuals had their sexual identity reaffirmed as normal.
As scientists and physicians with a keen understanding of the human brain, we must continue to bring data showing differences--or similarities--between the brains of homosexuals and heterosexuals to light.