Heteronormative Sex

Last Updated: July 6, 2020

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Definition - What does Heteronormative Sex mean?

Heteronormative sex refers to the idea that heterosexual sex, which coincides with typical heterosexual gender roles, is the preferred or normal sexual orientation and basis of sexual behavior and activity.

Kinkly explains Heteronormative Sex

Heteronormative sex is that which aligns with typical heterosexual gender roles. Heteronormativity is most popular in the Western world, and promotes heterosexuality as the preferred sexual orientation. It is often linked with homophobia and also supports the alignment of gender identity, gender roles, biological sex, and sexuality.

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