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A philosophy that holds men and women should are equal.
A lot of women think they actually believe in equalism, because feminism means that women are superior.
by AnnaClara November 03, 2007
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Often confused for Feminism, Equalism is the belief that men and women of any race are equal, and should be treated so. Most equalists have a very low tolerance for derogatory terms towards anyone.
Sally: "As a feminist, I believe that everyone should be treated equally. "
Dan:" Then you believe in Equalism, and are not a feminist. "
by Zhuty December 02, 2014
People who believe in equality of the sexes but are misinformed about feminism's goals, and dislike feminist radical personalities.

Equalism is an offshoot of feminism for people who don't like being labelled a feminist.
"A lot of women think they actually believe in equalism, because feminism means that women are superior."
"No, feminism means that the sexes should be equal. Look it up!"
"Yeah but I don't like feminists, they don't act like they think that"
"Well, it's still the definition of the movement, regardless of how its supporters act"
by JayUrban April 22, 2015

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