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American English: /ˌhɛdəroʊˈsɛksɪzəm/
British English: /hɛt(ə)rə(ʊ)ˈsɛksɪz(ə)m/

Translation of heterosexism in Spanish:


  • (postura ideológica en contra de la homosexualidad)
    Example sentences
    • As the authors themselves note, however, their text is limited in addressing how class and economic issues intersect with racism, sexism, anti-Semitism, heterosexism, ageism, and able-ism.
    • The institutionalized homophobia, heterosexism, sexism and racism of medical institutions make it unsafe for us when we are ill, to chance coming out, and difficult to get the support we need when we don't.
    • Only relatively recently did the social scientific and therapeutic communities begin to utilize the concepts of homophobia and heterosexism to portray the discrimination faced by gay people.
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