the battle of the sexes

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the battle of the sexes

The ongoing struggles and conflicts that exist between men and women. Sure, men and women have some general differences, but the battle of the sexes is really just perpetuated by our outdated ideas of gender.
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Battle of the Sexes premiered at Telluride Film Festival, receiving critical acclaim for Carrell as Riggs, and Stone, who plays King.
Smirky and cynical, ``Rules of Engagement'' presents the battle of the sexes as an endgame with no winners.
ONLY two dogs are left in the race to be the first Top Dog Champion - and not only has it become a battle of the sexes - it's a battle between sister and brother.
THE long running battle of the sexes shows no sign of abating as now it seems men and women can't even agree on a garden.
This book, published to coincide with the 30th anniversary of The Selfish Gene, is a collection of essays by various scientists, philosophers, and writers, including Daniel Dennett, Steven Pinker, and John Krebs, who reveal how Dawkins' work has affected their own understanding of such topics as the battle of the sexes, evolution, cognitive science, and genetics.
The Real World (2002) Chris Beckman, Aneesa Ferreira Beckman is busy as a visual artist; Aneesa has returned to MTV for two Real World/Road Rules Battle of the Sexes competitions.
The Taming of the Shrew, Ballet Austin's newest full-length offering by artistic director Stephen Mills, condenses Shakespeare's comic battle of the sexes into three acts of rollicking fun.
That's when, in the so-called Battle of the Sexes, King defeated Bobby Riggs in an exhibition match at the dawning of the women's movement.
When the Princess of France and her ladies arrive on a diplomatic mission, a royal verbal battle of the sexes ensues.
But to claim there is a battle of the sexes is ridiculous.
WHEN IT COMES to choosing which PC brand households will buy, there's definitely a battle of the sexes.
WHAT happens in the Battle of the Sexes when one of the "soldiers" doesn't want to fight
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029 2087 8889 FILM Battle of the Sexes (12A) Relive the Battle of the Sexes tennis match in this gripping sports drama starring Oscar winner Emma Stone and nominee Steve Carell.
Husband and wife directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, who made an auspicious debut in 2006 with Little Miss Sunshine, serve-andvolley a fine romance in their dramatisation of the televised 1973 match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, which was billed as a showdown of youth versus experience as much as a battle of the sexes.