sexualism


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sexualism

(ˈsɛkʃʊəˌlɪzəm)
n
1. another word for sexuality
2. any discrimination based upon sexual preference
3. the belief that one type of sexual behaviour is superior to other forms of sexual behaviour
4. the stress upon sexuality as a central concern of life

sexualism

emphasis upon sex as being a prime concern in life.
See also: Sex
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At present medical and behavioural science has already identified a number of sexual orientations like heterosexism, homosexuality, bisexuality, pansexuality, polysexuality, asexuality, homophobia, lesbophobia, binarism, sexualism etc.
the emancipatory scheme proposed by Marx, Nietzsche's instinctual vitalism and Freud's sexualism, have successfully merged in a common front to attack the traditional-Christian culture, without carrying the dead weight of soviet style bureaucratic collectivism and taking advantage of the political and economic structures of Western culture.
AFTER reading and enjoying so many of her books, it comes as a shock to discover my favourite author wallowing in such a deep trough of sexualism.
The most extreme form is trans- sexualism - when a man or woman has a lifelong feeling of being trapped in the wrong body.
Their portrayal of black folk language in Mule Bone was an attempt to establish what Neal terms "some new categories of perception; new ways of seeing a culture which had been caricatured by the white minstrel tradition, made hokey and sentimental by the nineteenth[-]century local colorists, debased by the dialect poets, and finally made a 'primitive' aphrodisiac by the new sexualism of the twenties.