the battle of the sexes


Also found in: Wikipedia.

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 Sure, men and women have some general differences, but the battle of the sexes is really just perpetuated by our outdated ideas of gender.
See also: battle, of, sex
References in periodicals archive ?
In and of itself, "The Battle of the Sexes" media event, an attempt by Bobby Riggs to monetize male chauvinism, is merely a small blip in television history.
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.
The Battle of the Sexes actress is currently living in New York, and though she is enjoying her time in the Big Apple she is contemplating relocating in the future because she wants to discover new places within the city.
According to Deadline.com, the film is based on an article that appeared in ESPN The Magazine, titled 'The Match Maker: Bobby Riggs, The Mafia And The Battle Of The Sexes'.
Likewise, winners of the Battle of the Sexes Fun Run will have one overall winner (each for both 5k and 10k categories) who will win an overnight stay at a Sofitel Suite with breakfast for two at Spiral.
The dinner show is a comedy about the battle of the sexes as men and women work together on stage.
(Cert 15, 86 mins, Studio Canal, DVD PS17.99/Blu-ray PS22.99, Comedy/Romance) SISTERS are doing it for themselves - but not each other - in Lynn Shelton's well-observed relationship comedy, which continues the battle of the sexes waged in her provocative 2009 feature Humpday.
Judging from its playful title, "Girls Against Boys" aims to flip the script on the battle of the sexes, forcing a handful of guys to atone for the sins of all men as two mad-as-hell gals go on a bloody revenge bender.
THE mysteries behind the battle of the sexes will finally be revealed next month when a successful stage show makes its UK debut in Durham.
After this revelation, it looks like the battle of the sexes will continue to run for a while yet.
In the battle of the sexes, BDO Lakeside world women's champion Anastasia Dobromyslova lost her battle of the sexes with PDC Ladbrokes.com world champion John Part.
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.
It seems the battle of the sexes is still very much being fought.
The battle of the sexes has never been so funny as Shelly reports from the front line and counts the mounting casualties.
Thirtyyears after the Battle Of The Sexes, Billie Jean King has not given up the fight for the right of the world's top women tennis players to achieve prize money parity with men.