Definitions

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  • n. Support for male domination of women, for patriarchy; opposition to equality for women; anti-feminism.
  • n. this sense?) Promotion of values which are seen to be typically male; machismo.
  • n. Sexism in favor of men.
  • n. this sense?) Advocacy of equality for men.

Etymologies

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From mascul(ine) +‎ -ism, after feminism.

Examples

  • It is indeed interesting to note that the term "masculism" is seldom acknowledged as a real term in mainstream media (one exception is Wikipedia).

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  • * Females tend to outlive males by about 5 years (with more of society's funding sponsoring female health, such as breast cancer at the expense of prostate cancer) * Despite the fact that females are perhaps the most privileged people on earth, many dictionaries fail to acknowledge "masculism" (this in and of itself may be telling)

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  • The Oxford Companion to Philosophy carries a definition for "masculism".

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  • As such, I hope that companies like Merriam-Webster will include the terms "masculism" and "misandry" and also revise their definitions of "sexism" to be more gender neutral.

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  • I did a yahoo search of the word "masculism" and got about 87,900 results.

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  • And also remember, the correct term is "masculism" with 4 syllables (not "masculinism" with 5 syllables).

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  • The same dictionary does NOT define terms like "masculism" and "misandry," which are obviously complimentary terms to complete a fair and unbiased nomenclature of esoteric gender-political terminology.

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  • * Females tend to outlive males by about 5 years (with more of society's funding sponsoring female health, such as breast cancer at the expense of prostate cancer) * Despite the fact that females are perhaps the most privileged people on earth, many dictionaries fail to acknowledge "masculism" (this in and of itself may be telling) * It is common sense that males and females alike have an equal right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

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  • And the desire to appropriate the word marriage is then the desire that same-sex affairs should be enough to make the world; like feminism, or masculism if there is such a thing.

    The Connecticut Supreme Court finds a right to same-sex marriage.

  • I was inspired and provoked last week by all of the passionate and insightful discussions of feminism, masculism and other isms relevant to mothers and fathers.

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