Antedating of "Heterosexism"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Tue Aug 16 01:58:18 UTC 2005

heterosexism (OED 1979)

1972 _Off Our Backs_ 30 June [article beginning on page 17]  Women
involved in the new women's center are up front lesbians and maybe this
time the ordeal of heterosexism and lesbian vanguardism will be less of an

Fred Shapiro

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