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EtymologyEdit

hetero- +‎ flexible, probably for the near-rhyme with heterosexual.

AdjectiveEdit

heteroflexible (not comparable)

  1. Primarily heterosexual, but open to taking part in a limited amount of homosexual activity.
    • 2000 United Synagogue Review, Volumes 53-59 page 17
      We are living at a time when youthful attitudes toward casual sexual encounters and pliable sexual boundaries have spawned a whole new vocabulary of sexuality ("pansexual," "ambisexual," "polysexual," and "heteroflexible," according to a
    • 2002 Queering Christ: Beyond Jesus Acted Up page 232
      It is a rejection of bisexuality since the inevitable question that comes up in bisexuality is one of preference, and the preference of the heteroflexible is quite clear. Here postmodern heterosexuals can envision indulging in homosexual sex.
    • 2003 The Homosexual Agenda: Exposing the Principal Threat to Religious Freedom Today page 31
      A “boi” describes a boyish gay guy or abiological female with a male presentation; and “heteroflexible” refers to a straight person with a queer mindset
    • 2013 June 5, Richard Metzger, “Growing Up Bowie: Mark Dery's "All The Young Dudes: Why Glam Rock Matters”, in Boing Boing:
      Dery describes Bowie as "a reverse-drag queen: a heteroflexible straight man playing an exquisitely androgynous gay."
    • 2014 August 1, Joe Kort, “Are "heteroflexible" and "homoflexible" shades of bisexual?”, in San Diego Gay & Lesbian News:
      Let me start by saying that yes, people can be heteroflexible, homoflexible and bisexual.
    • 2014 September 25, Robyn Smith, “Bisexuality is real, not just indecision”, in The Independent Florida Alligator:
      If you know me, you might know I've bounced around a lot with my sexual orientation — from straight to heteroflexible to queer to "I'm not going to label myself as anything, and I’ll just take things as they come" — pun intended.

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heteroflexible (plural heteroflexibles)

  1. Someone who is heteroflexible.

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AdjectiveEdit

heteroflexible (plural heteroflexibles)

  1. heteroflexible
    • 1984 Hombre con hombre, mujer con mujer y viceversa: Colombia gay page 120
      que no sólo pudiera ser gay, lesbiana o trans sino gente heterosexual, que o tenían un amigo que quería saber o se sentían afines con el tema, y fue ahí cuando descubrimos a gente heteroflexible, bicuriosa, homoconfundida y demás.