HETEROSEXISM AND SOCIAL PROBLEMS 10/17/2012
The fear, hatred, or intolerance of lesbian, gay or bisexual people.
A person who alters their body through surgery or hormonal treatments to live as another gender or sex.
An umbrella term used by some lesbian, gay, and bisexual people to refer to themselves, often to avoid
binary and static conceptions of sex, gender, and sexuality.
A person whose self definition challenged and disrupts traditional binary conceptions and boundaries of
gender and sexuality.
Emotional and sexual attractions toward someone of another sex, same sex or any sex.
A system of power that privileges heterosexuals.
Attitudes and policies that discriminate against people on the basis of their sexual orientation.