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When I finally found out about this hiking trip and indicated my discomfort, he stated that he would have no problem with my going away with a friend of the opposite sex.Carolyn Hax: A boyfriend avoids mentioning plans to travel with single female friend|Carolyn Hax|July 2, 2021|Washington Post
Women in the Facebook group recalled childhood warnings from parents and teachers that wearing revealing clothing would tempt the opposite sex.‘People of Praise leaders failed me’: Christian group tied to Justice Amy Coney Barrett faces reckoning over sexual misconduct|Beth Reinhard, Alice Crites|June 11, 2021|Washington Post
Conversion therapies tend to legitimise abuse and may also include abduction or forced marriage where people may be forcibly taken from their homes and either forced to undergo conversion treatment or marry a member of the opposite sex.Why The Ban On Conversion Therapy Has To Include Religious Groups|LGBTQ-Editor|May 27, 2021|No Straight News
Intimate partner violence occurs in same-sex couples at rates equal to or even higher than the rates in opposite sex partners.Domestic Violence Is a Pandemic Within the COVID-19 Pandemic|Jeffrey Kluger|February 3, 2021|Time
As a result, the right combination of triggers can switch an individual creature’s behavior to that of the opposite sex.Catherine Dulac Finds Brain Circuitry Behind Sex-Specific Behaviors|Claudia Dreifus|December 14, 2020|Quanta Magazine
However much we gossip about heterosexual couples with large age gaps, we at least refrain from calling them sex offenders.Freaking Out About Age Gaps in Gay Relationships Is Homophobic|Samantha Allen|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Scruff believes that sex is not the primary concern of users.
To those who agreed with him, Bush pledged that the law against same-sex marriage would remain intact.
Bush busy engaging constituents on both sides of the same-sex marriage debate ahead of the 2004 presidential election.
This week, Florida became the 36th state to allow same-sex marriage.
When we speak against one capital vice, we ought to speak against its opposite; the middle betwixt both is the point for virtue.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
Are you quite sure you have never suffered from this rather common disorder, gentle reader, at least, if you be of the male sex?The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Sam sat opposite him in perfect silence, waiting, with eager curiosity, for the termination of the scene.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
But if you restrict it, to the sense in which it is commonly applied to the angelic sex, I am not prepared to answer.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
The opposite of these two methods of rote learning is my method, which injects an active process between each pair of words.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)