The Heterosexual Questionnaire

If you’re straight and someone asked you, “Is it possible your heterosexuality is just a phase you may grow out of?” how would you react? Check out the heterosexual questionnaire, created by a psychotherapist to illustrate the heterosexist bias lurking in mainstream society.

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Jeana Jorgensen, PhD recently completed her doctoral degree in folklore and gender studies at Indiana University. She studies fairy tales and other narratives, dance, body art, feminist theory, digital humanities, and gender identity.

  • Done

    This website name really needs to be changed to mygaysexprofessor .  com . 

  • Kathryn Rebecca42

    This questionnaire is part of the teaching materials in Crooks and Baur’s My Sexuality, which my current (conservative religious) school uses as the Human Sexuality text.  This and last semester, when I co-taught it, the professor read out the questions, and it was amazing to see the expressions on the faces of the students, as if they’d never considered the “other side.”  I think it’s a great way to a) have a little fun at the expense of society’s pervasive heteronormativity and b) show straight people how uninformed and silly their stereotypes and assumptions can be.