Heterosexual Imagery

How film shows marriage as unnatural

Natalie Astrid
7 min readSep 16, 2023

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Heterosexuality creates a standard with traditions and boxes that must be filled for straight people, even with different genders, classes, and racial backgrounds. These boxes force the idea of marriage and coupling as a necessary part of the straight timeline, with activities like promposals preparing straight people for what is required of them in the future.

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Natalie Astrid

Theatre and Film creator, Marriage and Family therapy student, and girl just trying her best.