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het·er·o·sex·ism

 (hĕt′ə-rō-sĕk′sĭz′əm)
n.
Discrimination or prejudice against lesbians, gay men, or bisexuals by heterosexual people.

het′er·o·sex′ist adj. & n.
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heterosexism

(ˌhɛtərəʊˈsɛkˌsɪzəm)
n
(Sociology) discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, practised by heterosexuals against homosexuals
ˌheteroˈsexist adj, n
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het•er•o•sex•ism

(ˌhɛt ər əˈsɛk sɪz əm)

n.
a prejudiced attitude or discriminatory practices against homosexuals by heterosexuals.
[1975–80]
het`er•o•sex′ist, n., adj.
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Noun1.heterosexism - discrimination in favor of heterosexual and against homosexual people
discrimination, favoritism, favouritism - unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice
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heterosexism

nHeterosexismus m
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