When discussing patriarchy and sexism against women, more men start on the defensive than not. Why is that?
What is the male gaze, and does the female gaze exist?
Tina Cane’s poem considers a male construction of femininity.
A valet commented on the short skirt of Dave Hall’s wife, asking that she “alert him” when she got out of the car so that he could “turn his back.” How would you respond?
This comment by Lisa on the post Dealing With My Own Male Gaze
Dressed in Yoga Pants, he’s experiencing what it feels to have guys staring at his butt.
Jeremy Polacek examines critiques about the sex and sexuality in the controversial film ‘Blue is The Warmest Color’.
Why is it so hard to override the impulse to ogle?
This is a comment by Tom B. on “Seeing a Woman: A Conversation Between a Father and Son”:
Chelsea Cristene takes the musician to task for labeling his summer hit a feminist movement.
Noah Berlatsky wonders, does the man have the male gaze or does the male gaze have the man?
Mainstream acceptance of gay men represents a shift in how we see masculinity.
Pamela Madsen imagines a day when women and men can flirt without fear.
Pants not for showing off recalled for showing off too much.
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?
How can you tell when a man’s being presented as a sex object? Turns out there’s one simple, checkable criterion.