Sexuality in either form also became a privileged construct for defining identity. The inside terra cannot recognize that which it excluded and externalized from itself without raising the possibility of a threat to the identity of the inside. Homosexual persons run the risk of reading themselves in terms of the knowledge structures and narratives that normalize heterosexuality. In this case, homosexual persons would construct themselves through the dominant sexual discourse that disparages them as inferior. It is the constructing of one's identity in someone else's terms and reading oneself in light of someone else's narrative that interests me here. What I am suggesting is that the reading of the homosexual in heterosexual narrative terms shapes literary narratives in such a way that some stories can be understood as a "homosexual" narrative constructed by heterosexual perceptions about the nature of homosexuality.
HETEROSEXUAL - Definition and synonyms of heterosexual in the Spanish dictionary
In heterosexual couples, it often makes financial sense for the woman to be the one to leave her job or risk losing it by taking on childcare duties. Just as the disease continues to claim more lives, quarantine-linked domestic violence is claiming more victims—and not just women in heterosexual relationships. The next step is equality for children born of heterosexual couples and those of same-sex parents. It does, after all, feature a heterosexual romance between its crossdressing title character and the military leader whose battalion she joins after disguising herself as a boy.
Meaning of "heterosexual" in the Spanish dictionary
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'heterosexual. Send us feedback. See more words from the same year. Accessed 24 Aug.
Pained and sheepish: Facial expressions, part 2. I'm a heterosexual, white male from a reasonably privileged background. Their kids were products of earlier heterosexual relationships. Compare bisexual adjective.