Having appreciation of women, being in love with them, enjoying their company, being attracted to them, or being overcome with lust for female bodies does not automatically guarantee that one also respects women or looks up to them the same way one might look up to a cishet, heroic, male superhero figure, or a cishet, male CEO of a big company.
Misogyny: Do Americans Really Hate Women?
Martie Sirois

What would you rather be? A sex object or a respected member of society? Sex object was the best women could hope for. Until now. That’s not going to be good enough any longer. Changing the paradigm will most likely benefit men as much as women, since men are also trapped in a cultural prison.