sexual politics

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sexual politics (uncountable)

  1. The gender-based motivations and behavioral tactics present in the interactions between men and women, especially as involving manipulation and rivalry for power.
    • 1994 Dec. 6, Bernard Weinraub, "A Man. A Woman. Just a Movie. Not a Polemic.", The New York Times (retrieved 11 Nov 2010):
      "We're making a movie, not an issue," said Michael Douglas, a star of Disclosure, the adaptation of the Michael Crichton suspense thriller about corporate intrigue and sexual politics, which will open on Friday. "It's really about the use of harassment as a tool for power."

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