You need a dictionary. The virgin-whore dichotomy she’s talking about is a byproduct of patriarchy and it affects both men and women.

Misogyny means hating women. Both genders can be misogynists. Objectification and subjugation are also different topics .

Subjugation is why wedding vows contain the word obey — it’s also why some couples take that out of their vows. Because it’s bloody 2017 and not all men have their heads in 1955 anymore. Too many, yes, but not all.

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