Natalie Jaffe: “heterosexual women”, May 1, 1966
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The phrase “heterosexual women” first occured in The New York Times in a report on a psychological study that compared the family experiences of male and female homosexuals, and lesbians and heterosexual women.
- Twelve per cent of the Lesbians, compared with 27 per cent of the heterosexual women, reported that the father made the family decisions. . . .And 35 per cent of the Lesbians, compared with 4 per cent of the heterosexual women, expressed fear of or aversion to the sexual organs of men.
For the second use in The TImes of the phrase “heterosexual women” (plural) see: Judy Klemesrud: “heterosexual woman”, March 28, 1971
See also: Heterosexual History Timeline, Part 2
- ↑ Natalie Jaffe, “No Male-Female Parallel Found for Homosexuals. Study Finds That Family Histories of Each Group Are Not Comparable.” New York Times, May 1, 1966, page 116.