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historical usage of sexism
OTHER WORDS FROM sexisman·ti·sex·ism, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for sexism
The world is not perfect, there are issues from racism to sexism and global inequality.Malala Yousafzai tells the business community: Education is the best way to guard against future crises|Michal Lev-Ram, writer|September 15, 2020|Fortune
The sexism inherent in how these cases are pursued by law enforcement comes through loud and clear.“People want to believe”: How Love Fraud builds an absorbing docuseries around a romantic con man|Alissa Wilkinson|September 4, 2020|Vox
Policies must be updated to reflect their lives and to address systemic racism and sexism.Millennials and Gen Zers need better childcare. Can either Biden or Trump deliver?|matthewheimer|August 29, 2020|Fortune
This question is thorny because in answering it one almost necessarily informs issues related to sexism, discrimination, and inequity.No, Animals Do Not Have Genders - Facts So Romantic|Cailin O'Connor|August 26, 2020|Nautilus
Some biases, such as racism and sexism, can even impact someone’s physical health and increase signs of depression.
Its biggest asset, of course, is the steely Atwell, who never asks you to feel sorry for Carter despite all the sexism around her.
The rule of law, you see, buckles, bends and sometimes crumbles under the weight of racism, sexism, and classism.
The most interesting personal information Grandin shared during the AMA was the sexism she faced during the start of her career.
In fact, she says the sexism she faced was far more of an obstacle than her autism in the workplace.
Male-dominance and sexism in video gaming is more evident than ever.Is ‘Magic: The Gathering’ Immune to GamerGate Misogyny?|David Levesley|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for sexism
Derived forms of sexismsexist, noun, adjective
Word Origin for sexism
Cultural definitions for sexism (1 of 2)
The belief that one sex (usually the male) is naturally superior to the other and should dominate most important areas of political, economic, and social life. Sexist discrimination in the United States in the past has denied opportunities to women in many spheres of activity. Many allege that it still does. (See also affirmative action, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, glass ceiling, and National Organization for Women.)
Cultural definitions for sexism (2 of 2)
The belief that one sex (usually the male) is naturally superior to the other and should dominate most important areas of political, economic, and social life.