heteroflexibility

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hetero- +‎ flexibility

Noun[edit]

heteroflexibility ‎(uncountable)

  1. The state of being heteroflexible.
    • 2002, Robert Goss, Queering Christ: Beyond Jesus Acted Up, Pilgrim Press (2002), ISBN 9780829814989, page 232:
      Essig divides society into the categories of heteroflexibility and heterorigidity and homoflexibility and homorigidity.
    • 2007, Candace Moore, "Getting Wet: The Heteroflexibility of Showtime's The L Word", in Third Wave Feminism and Television: Jane Puts It in a Box (ed. Merri Lisa Johnson), I. B. Tauris & Co. (2007), ISBN 9781845112455, page 142:
      The L Word banks on heteroflexibility as well as queer equivocation, through its cultivation of the touristic gaze, a gaze which immersed, identifies with, and distanced, desires.
    • 2013, Heidi Hoefinger, Sex, Love and Money in Cambodia: Professional Girlfriends and Transactional Relationships, Routledge (2013), ISBN 9781317931249, unnumbered page:
      It was unclear if the blatant display of her body was meant as a sexual advance or some other expression of heteroflexibility or homosociality.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:heteroflexibility.