heterosexism

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noun het·ero·sex·ism \ˌhe-tə-rō-ˈsek-si-zəm\

Definition of heterosexism

  1. :  discrimination or prejudice by heterosexuals against homosexuals

heterosexist

play \ˌhe-tə-rō-ˈsek-sist\ adjective

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First Known Use of heterosexism

1972


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