Translation for 'heterosexuality' from English to Russian
NOUN   heterosexuality | -
SYNO heterosexualism | heterosexuality | straightness
гетеросексуальность {ж}heterosexuality
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Translation for 'heterosexuality' from English to Russian

гетеросексуальность {ж}
Usage Examples English
  • Heteronormativity denotes or relates to a world view that promotes heterosexuality as the normal or preferred sexual orientation for people to have.
  • However, heteronormativity structures social life so that heterosexuality is always assumed, expected, ordinary and privileged.
  • Wittig was one of the first feminist theorists to interrogate heterosexuality as not just sexuality, but as a political regime.
  • It also includes the study of heterosexuality – other-sex romantic attraction, preferences and behaviors, as well as heteronormativity – the traditional view of heterosexuality being the universal norm.
  • Some people recognize that they don't represent exclusive heterosexuality and will instead use other descriptors of heterosexuality.

  • Compulsory heterosexuality, first coined by Adrienne Rich, is the idea that Heterosexuality is the norm in society, insinuating that queer relationships will never be deemed as valid as straight ones.
  • Before claiming he had changed from homosexuality to heterosexuality, Smid lived for years married to a woman and fathering children.
  • Radical feminist poet and author Adrienne Rich, in her 1980 essay "Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence", suggests that the need to come out stems from the pressure to adhere to heterosexuality from birth, or compulsory heterosexuality.
  • Some scholars have noted that sexualized content in music videos rarely depicts non-heterosexuality.
  • While the concept of compulsory heterosexuality initially only included women, later revisions of the idea have included discussion on how compulsory heterosexuality necessarily requires both men and women to reinforce the construct; ergo, that compulsory heterosexuality impacts males as well.

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