Recent Examples of misogyny from the Web
A feminist tale of rape and revenge, or an exercise in chic, cynical misogyny?
Paris was not built on backwardness or barbarism or misogyny.
Trans men are capable of perpetuating misogyny, too.
The deep links between misogyny and American sports culture remain unexamined.
Perhaps this is what virility without misogyny could sound like.
At least a few Obama administration officials don’t believe that the family, which officials blame for fomenting fundamentalism and misogyny across the Muslim world, will be in power in 10 or 15 years.
Looking back on it now, the misogyny of the play—justified by that hoary English chestnut, class hatred—is astounding.
A lot of the resistance to allowing women to control their own reproductive lives is rooted in religion, but a lot of it is simple old secular misogyny gussied up with Scripture, and there's no grand bargain on that to be had.
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The (Etymological) Roots of misogyny
Misogyny may be distinguished from the closely related word sexism, which signifies discrimination based on sex (although it most frequently refers to discrimination against women) and also carries the meaning “behavior, conditions, or attitudes that foster stereotypes of social roles based on sex.”
Misogyny refers specifically to a hatred of women. The word is formed from the Greek roots misein (“to hate”) and gynē (“woman”). Each of these roots can be found in other English words, both common and obscure. Gynē helped to form gynecologist and androgynous, and misein can be found in such words as misoneism (“a hatred, fear, or intolerance of innovation or change”) and misandry (“a hatred of men”).
Origin and Etymology of misogyny
Greek misogynia, from misein to hate + gynē woman — more at queen
First Known Use: circa 1656
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