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Heterosexual (Definition)

Heterosexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction or behavior between persons of opposite sex or gender in the gender binary. As a sexual orientation, heterosexuality refers to "an enduring pattern of or disposition to experience sexual, affectionate, physical or romantic attractions to persons ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: heterosexual?

What is the definition or description of: heterosexual?

See below: Heterosexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction or behavior between persons of opposite sex or gender in the gender binary. As a sexual orientation, heterosexuality refers to "an enduring pattern of or disposition to experience sexual, affectionate, physical or romantic attractions to persons of the opposite sex". ...Read more

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What is the logic of being closet heterosexual if in fashion world?

What is the logic of being closet heterosexual if in fashion world?

Not much: While many in the fashion trade are of alternate sexual persuasion, there is no discrimination in this world either way. Pretending to be gay might open a few doors but just as many will be open if you are openly heterosexual. So this is a personal choice of dubious value. ...Read more

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How is it possible that heterosexual males have more sexual partners than females--start younger, do it more, or hang in older?

How is it possible that heterosexual males have more sexual partners than females--start younger, do it more, or hang in older?

Not possible: This is hilarious. It's not possible. Either men are lying and saying they have more partners or women are lying and saying they have fewer partners. This article explores the discrepancy: http://www.Nytimes.Com/2007/08/12/weekinreview/12kolata.Html. One explanation is that maybe some of the mens partners are imaginary. ...Read more

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How can I handle my girlfriend being bisexual while i'm heterosexual?

How can I handle my girlfriend being bisexual while i'm heterosexual?

Tough question.: You need to know exactly how you feel about various sexual orientations including your own. Your personal and family views as well as religious beliefs if any, have to be taken into account. You certainly have to have a heart to heart talk with your girlfriend once you are sure you know yourself and your family's positions. Sexual orientation is sensitive. You have a very difficult task ahead. ...Read more

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What is sexual harassment of a heterosexual woman? A form of abuse?

Stupidity, for most: Stupidity, coarseness and simply not understanding what is acceptible for female colleagues. If serious, it should be reported. If chronic, it should be reported. ...Read more

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How prevelent is HIV in usa compared to other countries? How common is it in heterosexuals female to male?

How prevelent is HIV in usa compared to other countries? How common is it in heterosexuals female to male?

Common illness: We do not know the exact numbers because many people remain undiagnosed until end-stage aids occurs, but there are estimated to be 50, 000 new cases each year in the usa with a population of about 3.2 million. In some countries it is far more frequent (particularly in africa). Female to male transmission is less common than in the other direction. ...Read more

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Had homosexual thoughts and got erect/aroused past couple of days. Normally heterosexual. Is this a sign of a health issue or serious illness? Anxious

Had homosexual thoughts and got erect/aroused past couple of days. Normally heterosexual. Is this a sign of a health issue or serious illness? Anxious

No: This can be a normal phenomenon of adolescence as you learn to identify your sexual orientation. Many teens have similar thoughts. You indicate that you have a generalized anxiety disorder. Obsessive fears about sexual orientation can be a manifestation of OCD. Please make an appointment to discuss this possibility with your physician if you are unable stop thinking about it. ...Read more

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Boss has a beard. What is the point of being closet homosexual if girlfirend is heterosexual?

Boss has a beard. What is the point of being closet homosexual if girlfirend is heterosexual?

Image: While society has become more accepting of homosexuality, there are large pockets of resistance and bad information about this lifestyle. The use of a "beard" is to project a public image of heterosexuality. Thus ted hazzard, the homosexual preacher in colorado was married and had children before he was outed by his long term boyfriend. ...Read more

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