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Heterosexual
Glossary Of Terms


DEFINITION:

1. Sexually oriented to persons of the opposite sex.
2. Of or relating to different sexes.
PRONUNCIATION:
het-er-o-sex-u-al (adj)
ALSO KNOWN AS:
Straight, breeder, het
EXAMPLES:
Daniel and Hannah are a heterosexual couple who considers themselves straight, but not narrow.
COMMON MISSPELLINGS:
Hetrosexual
RELATED RESOURCES:
Experimenting Straight Women
Women who are married but have affairs with lesbians.

Married Straight
Lesbians married to men.

ELSEWHERE ON THE WEB:
Kinsey's Heterosexual-Homosexual Rating Scale
History of and information on the Kinsey scale used by sexual orientation scientists, theorists and therapists.

Avoiding Heterosexual Bias in Language
Educating society on heterosexual assumptions in language.

 



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