"Men of quality are not threatened by women of equality."--unknown
Equality. It conjures up different meanings for different people. Although most Christians would affirm that men and women possess equal worth, the term equality makes some uncomfortable because they feel it connotates gender sameness; a sort of scary, dreaded androgynous approach to the sexes that will eventually lead to a church full of transvestites or something. :)
J. Lee Grady sums up these concepts nicely in his book 10 Lies the Church Tells Women:
other religious privileges that it denies to women.