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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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Wittig necesita esta inhabitual manera de expresarse para presentar lo que no tiene lugar ni cabida dentro del marco conceptual heterosexual y binario.
They divided people who completed the survey into five sexual-orientation groups: (1) gay or lesbian, (2) bisexual, (3) heterosexual with at least some same-sex partners, (4) heterosexual with some same-sex attraction but no same-sex partners, or (5) heterosexual with no same-sex partners or attraction.
Half of aging gay or bisexual men live alone, compared with 13% of heterosexual men.
The brain differentiation pattern in heterosexual men is speculated to be defeminized and masculinized, and the pattern in heterosexual women is speculated to be feminized and unmasculinized (Ellis & Ames, 1987; Pillard & Weinrich, 1987).
Since the male gender role emphasizes the importance of heterosexuality to masculinity, heterosexual men, as compared to heterosexual women, need more to affirm their masculinity (Bem, 1993).
How, then, has heterosexual history unfolded from 1982 to the present?
"Although many of these disparities had been previously reported in research, Washington's surveillance system modification illustrates the real-world feasibility of collecting comprehensive, population-based lesbian, gay and bisexual health data, with a heterosexual comparison group, and also the capacity to measure progress toward improving lesbian, gay and bisexual community health," researchers wrote.
(1.) Lescano CM et al., Correlates of heterosexual anal intercourse among at-risk adolescents and young adults, American Journal of Public Health, 2009, 99(6):1131-1136.
Specifically, the brains of the gay and lesbian participants more closely resembled the brains of straight volunteers of the opposite sex than the brains of heterosexual members of the same sex.
However, while Bruggink acknowledges that all age groups are made up of more than just heterosexuals when she states, "The curriculum places heavy emphasis on ...
Shame on The Advocate and shame on heterosexual publicist Michael Levine ["Is Pride Good PR?" June 6]!
As society looks to the question of allowing same-sex marriages (or banning them), more research is being done on the nature and quality of gay and lesbian relationships, and whether they differ from heterosexual relationships.