Definition of heteronormative in English:
Denoting or relating to a world view that promotes heterosexuality as the normal or preferred sexual orientation: the heteronormative codes of twentieth-century mainstream Western cinema
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- He is talking about the specific example of gay identity in relation to the heteronormative structures of power.
- Then I was thinking I shouldn't impose my heteronormative judgements on people.
- Instead of breaking down hetero-normative gender binaries, gay pornography reinforces oppressive sex roles regardless of the actual gender of the participants.
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