Recognising and Counteracting Sexuality-based Microaggressions
Common Sexuality-based Microaggressions
Examples of microassault, microinsult and microinvalidations
What is sexuality?
Sexuality is commonly thought of as an orientation towards either opposite sex (heterosexual) or same sex (homosexual) relationships or both (bisexual). This, however, does not fully represent the lived experience of people who would not describe themselves as heterosexual.
Roots of Sexuality-based Microaggressions
It is useful to consider the socio-cultural and historical factors which influence people’s unconscious thinking and behaviour towards queer individuals.
Finding out more
Further reading and resources