anti-sexist

adjective

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

Examples of anti-sexist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Existing policies haven’t worked Many institutional policies outline anti-racist and anti-sexist goals, but research shows results have been slow in coming. Jennifer R. Grandis, The Conversation, 31 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1970, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anti-sexist was in 1970

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“Anti-sexist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-sexist. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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