anti-sexist

adjective
an·​ti-sex·​ist | \ ˌan-tē-ˈsek-sist How to pronounce anti-sexist (audio) , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or less commonly antisexist

Definition of anti-sexist

: opposed to sexism His earliest bedtime stories had strong female and gentle male characters; he invented them because there were so few antisexist children's books.— Audre Lorde

First Known Use of anti-sexist

1970, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-sexist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-sexist. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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