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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 activity, sexual activity, sexual practice - activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat"
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In the Zapatista movement, these women have insisted that it is possible, desirable, and even necessary to stake out indigenous rights and women's rights at the same time--bearing out the theories of feminists such as Maria Lugones, who argues (in her 2007 Hypatia article, "Heterosexualism and the Colonial/Modern Gender System") that we must look at the creation of gender hierarchy as a part of the creation of racial hierarchy--simply because people have fused, multiple identities, not discrete, intersecting ones:
Chapters six through 13, inter alia, review the literature on sexual victimization of college women, look at the campus community, focus on barriers to seeking STI-related health care, provider bias, psychosocial factors, substance abuse, mental health, heterosexualism, cultural issues, and LBGT students, rural ethnic minority students regarding HIV and STI, current HIV and STI studies, the social construction of HIV/AIDS, provide an overview of minority-serving institutions, and synthesize research about HIV and STI prevention and student engagement among community college students leading to the development of effective preventive strategies.
"Heterosexualism and the Colonial/Modern Gender System." Hypatia, Baltimore, v.
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.
(27.) Maria Lugones, "Heterosexualism and the Colonial/Modern Gender System," Hypatia 22, no.
(21.) For the most important contribution made thus far that engages ideas pertaining to Gender and Coloniality see: Maria Lugones, "Heterosexualism and the Colonial/ Modern Gender System," Hypatia, vol.
(4) He is a 'heterosexist subject' because he has been enslaved by the post-colonial African rule in a cult of heterosexualism and heteronormativity.
In addition, other concepts such as homonegativity, antigay hostility, heteronormativity, heterocentrism, heterosexualism, sexual stigma, and internalized homophobia have been created to capture a more complex picture of the individual, relational, and societal oppression with which sexual minorities contend.
Central to this point is also Maria Lugones, "Heterosexualism and the Colonial/Modern, Gender System," in Mapping the Decolonial Turn: Post/Trans-continental Interventions in Philosophy, Theory, and Critique, ed.