Though most common in men, misogyny also exists in and is practiced by women against other women or even themselves. Misogyny functions as an ideology or belief system that has accompanied patriarchal or male-dominated societies for thousands of years and continues to place women in subordinate positions with limited access to power and decision making.
Aristotle contended that women exist as natural deformities or imperfect males Ever since, women in Western cultures have internalized their role as societal scapegoats, influenced in the twenty-first century by multimedia objectification of women with its culturally sanctioned self-loathing and fixations on plastic surgery, anorexia, and bulimia.
Philogyny is fondness, love, or admiration towards women. Its antonym is misogyny. Philogyny is not be confused with gynephilia, which is sexual attraction to women or femininity.
Gynephilia are terms used in behavioral science to describe sexual orientation, as an alternative to a gender binary homosexual and heterosexual conceptualization
Gynephilia describes the sexual attraction to women or femininity.
Asexuality is the lack of sexual attraction to others or low or absent interest in or desire for sexual activity. one percent of adults have absolutely no interest in sex It may be considered the lack of a sexual orientation, Most asexuals are female
some people know they’re asexual really young, and others don’t realize until they’re retired. However, you can become asexual if you had a traumatic experience, either with sex itself or with relationships, you can become asexual and “lose” sexual attraction.
Autogynephilia The paraphilic tendency of someone who is anatomically male to be sexually aroused by the thought of being a female, sometimes considered a form of gender identity disorder or transvestic fetishism.
Narcissism is the pursuit of gratification from vanity or egotistic admiration of one’s idealized self-image and attributes
A demisexual is a person who does not experience sexual attraction unless they form an emotional connection. It’s more commonly seen in, but by no means confined, to romantic relationships.