My Daguerrotype Boyfriend: Men Have Always Been Sexy

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The most fun thing about antique photography? Dude watching!

Male Bodies and Objectification

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When women objectify men’s bodies, how does that affect our cultural concepts of desire and agency?

Men Must Be Needed Because We Can’t Be Wanted

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We believe we have to be the heroes only because we can’t yet see other roles for ourselves.

Danny Brown’s Availability

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White women assuming sexual power over black men is not a new story, says Robert Reece, of news that Danny Brown received unwanted oral sex on stage.

Do You Think Men Are Objectified in Movies?

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Heather N argues that men are sexualized in movies based on what they do. Avern argues that even the perception of power and strength aren’t an indicator of character, and thus don’t make the images any less sexual. Do you agree?

Invisible Man [Poem]

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Rick Belden asks, what will become of him, now that women look right through him as if he weren’t there at all?

Why I Don’t Hate on Justin Bieber

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Why do we harshly judge a teenage boy for not being man enough?

Gaze of the Beholder

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It’s not about you, says LabRat. The gaze of the beholder is the reason why you don’t find Twilight appealing, and aren’t supposed to.

The Success Myth

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Noah Brand tells of his greatest professional failure, explaining his theory of The Success Myth, and introducing the idea of the female gaze.