We talk a lot about heteronormativity, and its policing of non-normative experiences. Heteronormativity creates a hierarchy of important and valued relationships, the pinnacle of which is the male/female sexual union: however, this has recently been challenged by movements such as marriage equality. 605 more words
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How does gender and the societal perpetuation of hetreo-normativity, impact an individual’s behaviour, health care seeking and health care attainment.
Today’s seminar brought about great discussions and a lot of differences in opinions. 311 more words
How does gender and the societal perception of hetro-normalitivity impact on individual behaviour health care seeking and healthcare attainment?
Societal perception of hetro-normalitivity impacts on individual behaviour health care seeking and healthcare attainment. 194 more words
“It’s like you’re hoping he will be gay or something, don’t force that on him.” That’s an actual quote that someone said to me about my son recently. 604 more words
This post is for the January 2015 Carnival of Aces, which is on Nonbinary People and Asexuality. Yesterday I wrote a sort of disclaimer about whether or not I actually “count” as non-binary, which can be read… 875 more words