Recognising and Counteracting Sexuality-based Microaggressions

Examples of microassault, microinsult and microinvalidations

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.

It is useful to consider the socio-cultural and historical factors which influence people’s unconscious thinking and behaviour towards queer individuals.

Further reading and resources