Men have to live by the rules women invent, but women don't.
Sexism: When a man leaves a woman after 25 years, that's "abandonment', but when a woman leaves a man after one, that's "moving on with her life"; when a man has a fantasy involving two women, that's "perverted", but when a woman has a fantasy involving a man and a horse, that's "romantic".
by harvey-rrit January 22, 2011
Making a decision based on one's gender
Paying a woman less, or more, than a man, solely because she is a female

Or

Holding a door open for a woman, solely because she is female. - Not sexism if the person doing the holding is doing it because they are a nice person
by Grimmpier April 12, 2014
the belief in equality between the sexes aka genders, equality in the work place, on the street, in politics, at home and etc.
1. A girl in high school sigsn up for construction class but the male teacher never allows her to do any work

*this girl signed up for this class because she was interested and wanted to participate but the teacher want allow it because she's a girl
2. In the same class a male student asks "why he get's in trouble or not doing anything in the class when the girl doesn't do anything either" the teacher responds with

*these are examples of sexism
by Societys Burden November 23, 2014
Sexism is what both men and women suffer from. Most people think that women suffer more from it, however they have much less to complain about nowadays.
Common examples of sexism towards women :

1) When a guy has sex with a lot of girls he is admired, however when a girl has sex with a lot of guys she is called a 'slut' or 'whore'

2) women get paid less than a man does even if they both do the same job at the same level.

Common examples of sexism towards men:

1) No matter how much a woman makes, the man is often expected to pay for everything.

2) The man is expected to ask the girl out rather than the other way around, he is also expected to propose, etc.

3) If a man hugs another man he is gay, if a woman kisses another woman with tongues, it is seen as normal.

4) If a man sees a woman undressing in her bedroom.. HE is arrested for being a Peeping Tom.

If a woman sees a man undressing in his bedroom...HE is arrested for indecent exposure.

5) If a woman hits a man, noone bats an eyelid, if a man fights back, he can be arrested for up to life in jail.

6) Women feel like they're entitled to help from men, whilst they don't think they need to return the favour.

7) Being raped, beaten, etc is a very serious concern if it happens to women. However if it happens to men? The man would be laughed at and told to 'grow some balls.'
by Danz123 August 25, 2010
Unfair discrimination of both genders, male and female. There are many examples of it, and it attacks both genders.
Examples:
1. Porn, because it makes females look like sex objects/increases males' expectations
2. How gym coaches go easy on females, but treat males like crap no matter how good they do. 5 pushups is good for a female, but 25 is bad for a male
3. How females can get a boyfriend with no effort on their part, but it's very hard for males
4. How skinny males are seen as weak nerds, but skinny females are seen as hot

Summing this up, a male's life is harder
I hate my gym coach, he's the epitome of sexism. Girls only have to do 5 pushups, but we have to do 50 and still get yelled at.
by Unlucky_Male August 08, 2012
Discrimanation against someone based on gender. Is a huge issue, but overlooked by racism.
Look up: women, women's rights, men, feminism, woman, females, and man for a valid example of sexism.
by Someone fed up November 05, 2010
A broad term that encompasses demeaning attitudes and treatment towards individuals of the female gender. It often results from ignorance on the behalf of men and women alike.
Jane: I think I am going to enroll in medical school.
John: Haven't you received the memo that admission is only open to those with a Y chromosome?
Jane: Oh, really? They failed to mention that in Cosmo Magazine.
John: Go back to the kitchen and bake me some pie.
Jane: Okay.
Elizabeth: You guys are both perpetuating sexism.
by Meg323 April 17, 2010

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