How Is Adrienne Rich Compulsory Able-Bodiedness?

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The category of "compulsory able-bodiedness" certainly makes sense to me, especially considering how McRuer bolsters such a concept through Adrienne Rich's thought-provoking text, "Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence." In these texts, Adrienne Rich constructs terms such as "lesbian existence" and "lesbian continuum" in an attempt to tackle the patriarchal point of view typically used to address female relationships. This dominant view, steered by patriarchal ideologies, is steeped in compulsory heterosexuality, or the assumption that romantic relationships between men and women. Rich's "lesbian continuum" considers relationships, romantic or otherwise, in an entirely feminine sphere. It allows women the construction of self-identity
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