One of the first uses of the word in this way was in 1941 by author G. It is now simply a colloquial term for "heterosexual", having changed in primary meaning over time.
Some object to usage of the term straight because it implies that non-heteros are crooked.
The term heterosexual is suggested to have come into use as a neologism after, and opposite to, the word homosexual by Karl Maria Kertbeny in 1868.
In LGBT slang, the term breeder has been used as a denigrating phrase to deride heterosexuals. The term straight originated as a mid-20th century gay slang term for heterosexuals, ultimately coming from the phrase "to go straight" (as in "straight and narrow"), or stop engaging in homosexual sex. Henry's book concerned conversations with homosexual males and used this term in connection with people who are identified as ex-gays.
Then come together again so that Satan will not tempt you because of your lack of self-control. (NIV) For the most part, religious traditions in the world reserve marriage to heterosexual unions, but there are exceptions including certain Buddhist and Hindu traditions, Unitarian Universalist, Metropolitan Community Church and some Anglican dioceses and some Quaker, United Church of Canada and Reform and Conservative Jewish congregations.
The word "heterosexual" was first listed in Merriam-Webster's New International Dictionary as a medical term for "morbid sexual passion for one of the opposite sex"; however, in 1934 in their Second Edition Unabridged it is defined as a "manifestation of sexual passion for one of the opposite sex; normal sexuality".When you think of a married couple or parents, it's usually been a man and woman — in other words, a heterosexual couple.However, being heterosexual is only one sexual orientation. Our culture is slowly starting to accept that heterosexuality isn't the only acceptable sexual orientation. It continues to influence the development of the modern concept of sexual orientation, and can be used to describe individuals' sexual orientation, sexual history, or self-identification.Some reject the term heterosexual, as they feel that the word only refers to one's sexual behavior and does not refer to non-sexual romantic feelings.