double standard of sexual behavior


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Noun1.double standard of sexual behavior - a code that permits greater sexual freedom for men than for women (associated with the subordination of women)
double standard - an ethical or moral code that applies more strictly to one group than to another
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What this study reveals as new to the literature is the fact that the double standard of sexual behavior also applies to pornography use, that women who view pornography are viewed as "loose.
It is her protest against the double standard of sexual behavior, which freely gives to man what woman is severely chastised for.