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Interesting article based on Julie Gillard's speech. What is the difference?www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/oct/17/difference-between-sexism-and-misogyny
They are the same. Both are hatred towards women IMO
Sexism: Prejudice, stereotyping, or discrimination (typically against women) on the basis of sex.Misogyny: the hatred of women (by men?)It's not very complicated.
You can be prejudiced without hating.
Misogeny is the belief, sexism is the behaviour.
The way I understand it is sexism + power = misogyny. This is why women can be sexist against men but not 'misandrist' - because, when considering women as a group and men as a group, we are not the group with power.
Saying that women can't be misandrist is like saying non-white people can't be racist.
If you are not yourself a feminist you could have a happy marriage to a sexist man, but you could never be happy married to a misogynist.A sexist man (or woman) can easily learn the error of their ways, but it takes a lot more to cure misogyny.
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