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Heterosexism

Heterosexism In this ground breaking book the authors show that the prevailing sexual ethic is no longer useful It presumes as ideal a uniform morality based on a limited understanding of human sexuality Heterose

  • Title: Heterosexism
  • Author: Patricia Beattie Jung Ralph F. Smith
  • ISBN: 9780791416969
  • Page: 169
  • Format: Paperback
  • In this ground breaking book the authors show that the prevailing sexual ethic is no longer useful It presumes as ideal, a uniform morality based on a limited understanding of human sexuality Heterosexism is revealed to be a system of prejudice that both grows out of and supports this ethic It produces various forms of discrimination, particularly those against gay andIn this ground breaking book the authors show that the prevailing sexual ethic is no longer useful It presumes as ideal, a uniform morality based on a limited understanding of human sexuality Heterosexism is revealed to be a system of prejudice that both grows out of and supports this ethic It produces various forms of discrimination, particularly those against gay and lesbian people, that cannot be justified.The authors investigate scripture and tradition and explore emerging social scientific data regarding sexual identity, taking seriously the experiences of gay and lesbian Christians Their investigation supports the view that reformation of Christian sexual ethics is both necessary and possible They suggest that offering a pluriform rather than a uniform sexual ethic will result in a responsible and viable dialogue on the ethical questions that emerge when we move beyond heterosexism.

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    1 thought on “Heterosexism

    1. As someone who studies gender and sexuality, this was a good read for me. I think it would be a little too longwinded or academic for a general reader, but if you are interested in the topic you will probably enjoy it. I thought learning about heterosexism from a religious point of view was interesting, as I'm not religious and have never really tried to understand the topics of gender and sexuality using religious texts to back up support against heterosexism. A good read for those who are inte [...]

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