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== Examples ==
 
== Examples ==
* Asking a woman making an argument "Is it your time of the month?" is an example of ''ad feminam''. (It would also be [[Essentialism|cissexist<font size="1500">.)
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* Asking a woman making an argument "Is it your time of the month?" is an example of ''ad feminam''. (It would also be [[Essentialism|cissexist]].)
   
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==
* [[Magical Man Sparkles<font size="1500">
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[[Category:Silencing tactics]]

Latest revision as of 09:25, 12 July 2016

Ad feminam refers to an ad hominem attack used to discredit an argument simply because a woman made it.

This term is documented in mainstream dictionaries and dates back to at least 1963.

Examples

  • Asking a woman making an argument "Is it your time of the month?" is an example of ad feminam. (It would also be cissexist.)

See also