gynophobia

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gynophobia

or

gynephobia

(gī′nə-fō′bē-ə, jĭn′ə-)
n.
1. Abnormal fear of women.
2. Behavior based on such an attitude or feeling.

gy′no·phobe′ n.
gy′no·pho′bic (-fō′bĭk) adj.

gynophobia

Morbid fear of women.
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In thinking about the problematic relation of these three films to feminism, I would argue something different: the link between misogyny and homophobia requires that some gay men be gynophobic.
The rape at its "center" is both an expression of the violence inherent in the Mil-to-singularity in which the book encourages us to engage, and a kind of modal subversion of that gynophobic intention.
But no, here the maze of reflections, planes, and frames of old turns itself into a completely unpassive labyrinth of limbs, faces, pubic hair, differently shaped breasts and bellies, of such restive variety and generosity that I am repeatedly struck by Friedlander's being the least gynophobic "male gaze" I've ever encountered.