Since the mid 1990s, social welfare policy initiatives have included explicit components about marriage that protect heterosexuality
as a social institution.
Bishop Buckle, meanwhile, announced that he has agreed to be chaplain to a newly-formed group called Zacchaeus, based in Vancouver, made up of people with a homosexual orientation who are either celibate by choice or who have experienced a reorientation to heterosexuality
because of their Christian faith.
It is as if society "captures" heterosexuality
for biological reproduction and the maintenance of public social structures and will allow only the homosexual or the bisexual, really anything but heterosexuality
, to "escape" into the liminal realms of mystical experience, ecstatic excess, and liturgical leisure.
Harker's essay ends with the compelling argument that "Knox draws upon the topos of the man feminized by his very heterosexuality
, the uxorious male, in order to invert and thus contain the pressing fears of foreign regnal consorts who would in fact fail to be ruled by their royal wives and thus threaten the future of English and Scottish national autonomy and Protestant reform" (47).
As used in this section, the term 'sexual orientation' means consensual homosexuality or heterosexuality
As a limiting instance, heterosexuality
necessarily excludes homosexuality from the divine purpose of and for human fulfillment.
Consider that gayness is the contemporary signifier ne plus ultra of bourgeois subjectivity: How interesting to imagine these works as if gayness were deployed by Goncalves to take on the history of painting's bourgeois status while simultaneously attempting to resexualize homosexuality (the show's title was "Twelve Inches"), which by now has been Will & Grace'd to the point that it looks like, well, normative reproductive heterosexuality
Redefining Boundaries: Slack Women, Loose Girls, and Compulsory Heterosexuality
in Morrison's Paradise.
According to Elliott and his parents, Kendal and Lana Corbett, the shirt was not intended to denigrate other sexual lifestyles, but rather to make a positive statement about heterosexuality
at a school that caters to homosexual students by displaying inverted pink triangles (widely-recognized symbols of the homosexual movement) at so-called "safe" sites set aside for student/teacher discussions and counseling about homosexuality and other non-traditional relationships.
Liepe-Levinson employs a variety of methodologies to review long-standing and new theories concerning representations of gender, heterosexuality
, and erotic desire, and to discover why striptease continues to provoke and fascinate.
This is so, he claims because mainstream society attempts to polarise sexual identity when, in his view, the sexual behaviour of most people cannot be divided into the dichotomy of either heterosexuality
It is apparent that his incessant assurances of his heterosexuality
are the words of one who protests too much.