heterosexualism vs heterosexuality what difference

what is difference between heterosexualism and heterosexuality

English

Etymology

heterosexual +‎ -ism

Noun

heterosexualism (uncountable)

  1. Discrimination against non-heterosexual people on the basis of their sexual orientation.
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      Conducts community organizing project and in-service on understanding the causes of male violence against women, and training on racism, sexism, ageism, and heterosexualism/homophobia.
  2. The state or existence of heterosexuality, including the traditional gender roles that accompany it.
  3. Synonym of heterosexuality

Synonyms

  • (discrimination against non-heterosexuals) heterosexism

Translations



English

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Etymology

From heterosexual +‎ -ity or hetero- +‎ sexuality

Pronunciation

Noun

heterosexuality (usually uncountable, plural heterosexualities)

  1. The state of being sexually and romantically attracted primarily or exclusively to persons of the opposite sex.
  2. Sexual activity with a person of the opposite sex.

Antonyms

  • homosexuality (which see for synonyms)

Hyponyms

  • heteroflexibility

Related terms

  • compulsory heterosexuality
  • heterosexual
  • heterosociality
  • heteroeroticism

Translations

See also

  • (sexual orientations) sexual orientation; asexual (-ity, ace), bisexual (-ity, bi), demisexual (-ity, demi), graysexual (-ity), heterosexual (-ity, straight), homosexual (-ity, gay, lesbian), omnisexual (-ity), pansexual (-ity, pan), plurisexual (-ity), polysexual (-ity), robosexual (-ity), sapiosexual (-ity), androsexual (-ity), gynesexual (-ity) (Category: en:Sexual orientations)

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