gynephobia

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gynephobia

[‚gīn·ə′fō·bē·ə]
(psychology)
An abnormal fear of women.
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34] A case can be made for the erotic thriller as extending this liberalizing trend in horror even further: its substitution of a woman for the monster isn't simply or necessarily gynephobic, but could be seen instead as a growing recognition of a strong woman's appeal.
Insofar as the novel reproduces the traditional equation between women and the body, this hatred is finally gynephobic.
A host of complications affects the outcome, chief among them representations of sex and gender performance that reveal gynophobic tendencies: "The text depicts the double-bind of profeminism in narrative terms by placing increasing emphasis on the effect of gynephobic motives" (92).