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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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As partner programs multiply and lose their exotic air, more heterosexuals will sign up for them.
Unlike their heterosexual peers, GLBQ youth must learn to manage their identity without sufficient support and modeling from parents, family, and traditional mentors.
Government plans which will give gay and lesbians the same legal rights as married couples were yesterday criticised as 'discriminatory' for ignoring unmarried, heterosexual partners.
It's the first time there have been more heterosexual infections in a year in Glasgow.
In contrast, other empirical studies have suggested that social contact of heterosexuals with lesbians and homosexual males results in decreased homophobic attitudes.
Professor Mark Bellis of Liverpool John Moores University, who co-wrote the report, said the rise among heterosexuals was of most concern.
A total of 57% of lesbians and 17% of heterosexuals said that an improved attitude on the part of health care providers would facilitate disclosure.
Furthermore, 63% of LGBT respondents said that they were likely to buy goods or services online, compared to 59% percent of heterosexual respondents, reported NUA Internet Surveys.
AFTER reading your front page article on NHS gay funding, I am amused by the peculiar notion that such funding is only coming out of the pockets of heterosexual taxpayers.
The psychologists combined the results of 20 previous studies, both published and unpublished, comparing rates of right-handedness in a total of 23,410 homosexual and heterosexual men and women.
Heterosexuals take their comfort from their naive and unreserved security of knowing that reproducing is what they do, is who they are.
NORMAN A University of Oklahoma sociologist, Meredith Worthen, has published a new study in the journal Sexuality Research and Social Policy on sexuality and gender gaps in political perspectives among lesbian, gay, bisexual, mostly heterosexual and heterosexual college students in the southern United States.