heterosexualism


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Related to heterosexualism: heterosexism, Hetrosexuality
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Noun1.heterosexualism - a sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the opposite sex
sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice - activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat"
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Enslin & Horsthemke (2004) claim that the argument for Ubuntu is weakened by the staggering incidence in Africa south of the Sahara of genocide, dictatorships and autocratic rule, corruption, sexism and practices like clitoridectomy, heterosexualism and homophobia.
In essence, physically disabled men are considered and treated as half men who have lost their manliness, sexual virility, and prowess, and, by extension, their membership status in the restricted club of male heterosexualism.