Misogyny is the hatred or dislike of women or girls. Philogyny
Philogyny is fondness, love, or admiration towards women. It is the antonym of misogyny.Cicero reports the word could be used in Greek philosophy to denote being overly fond of women, which was considered a disease along with misogyny.- Etymology :...

, meaning fondness, love or admiration towards women, is the antonym of misogyny. The term misandry
Misandry is the hatred or dislike of men or boys.Misandry comes from Greek misos and anēr, andros . Misandry is the antonym of philandry, the fondness towards men, love, or admiration of them...

 is the term for men that is parallel (equivalent except for gender) to misogyny. The word's origin is from Greek words μῖσος (misos, "hatred") and γυνή (gyne, "woman").
According to sociologist Allan G. Johnson, "misogyny is a cultural attitude of hatred for females because they are female." Johnson argues that:
Michael Flood
Michael Flood
Michael G Flood is an Australian sociologist at the University of Wollongong. Flood gained his doctorate in gender and sexuality studies from the Australian National University...

 defines misogyny as the hatred of women, and notes:

In his book City of Sokrates: An Introduction to Classical Athens, J.W.