a person, usually a heterosexual, who believes that heterosexuality is the only
valid choice and that it is superior to all other sexualties. These people are also likely to subscribe
to other ideas such as racism
, and other
forms of discrimination.
Heterosexuals who use the word gay
in a derogatory manner (bad way) are being heterosexist in that they associate
the word gay with
some misfortune or ill effect.