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Male Body Image

If 'Real Men' Posed In Underwear Ads

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 07.02.2014 | Women

Brands like Dove and Aerie have already begun showing un-retouched, non-model female bodies in their advertisements, a small step in the direction of ...

The Simple Thing That Could Save Your Sex Life

Melissa White | Posted 06.10.2014 | Women
Melissa White

Just as you wouldn't wear the wrong size shoe and just as you may fully understand the subtlety of a perfect fitting bra, a well fitting condom will take your (and your partner's) mind off of the condom and on to giving and receiving pleasure.

Body Image Issues Are Not Just For Women

Jessica Lovejoy | Posted 05.26.2014 | Women
Jessica Lovejoy

The truth is women are not the only ones who can suffer from poor self-image. And to assume that men don't is absurd.

This Photo Series Redefines What Is 'Sexy'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 02.19.2014 | Women

Sexual attractiveness does not come in one thin, white package. Men and women of all types can possess some serious sex appeal, and thus, it follows t...

The Truth About 'Penis Anxiety'

Posted 10.10.2013 | Women

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 10/07/2013 01:10 PM EDT on LiveScience Has spam promising a larger male member with...

7 Things You Didn't Know About Male Models

Jill Di Donato | Posted 11.11.2013 | Women
Jill Di Donato

Are they faced with the same pressures of being a "product"? How do they internalize the demand to be "picture-perfect"? And what about the stereotype that they are brainless mannequins?

6 Things You Should Know About Men And Eating Disorders

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 07.26.2013 | Women

Eating disorders aren't just a "woman thing." People of all gender identifications, ages, races and sexualities suffer from eating disorders and s...

The Men's Issue We Don't Talk About

Posted 07.22.2013 | Women

Eating disorders are no longer just a women's issue -- and more and more people are recognizing that. In an April 2013 segment for Al Jazeera's "Th...

Fat Makes Men Look Powerful, Claims A Man

Nina Bahadur | Posted 07.04.2013 | Women
Nina Bahadur

The message: having a body is never easy, never okay. Being attractive is, at least until childbirth, the female body's main job. As RuPaul put it, 'Girl, you better work.'

Men Who Do This Are Less Hopeful About Relationships

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.29.2013 | Women

Men who are critical of their bodies are less likely to be hopeful about finding a relationship, a new study claims. Psychology researchers at the ...

Men Have Body Image Issues, Too

Kate Fridkis | Posted 05.27.2013 | Women
Kate Fridkis

People think body image is only about girls and women. When I say I write about body image, sometimes people say, "Oh, women's issues." And they are right. And they are wrong.

Why Men Get Away With This

Phoebe Maltz Bovy | Posted 04.22.2013 | Women
Phoebe Maltz Bovy

Our image of a brilliant woman is that of an incredibly competent one -- put-together and efficient-looking. The one-in-a-million abstract-thinking mind is not one it is popularly imagined a woman could possess.

Men Focused On Muscles Are More Sexist, Study Suggests

Posted 06.27.2012 | Women

Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer 06/26/2012 09:22 AM EDT Men obsessed with building muscles are significantly more likely to objectify wom...

Eating Disorders Aren't Just A Women's Issue

The Atlantic | Posted 04.06.2012 | Women

Teen girls aspiring to look like their favorite celebrity or women starving themselves for weeks trying to fit into their favorite dress are the stere...

What Makes A Man Attractive?

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

We've joined together in previous posts to share what it really means for women to look and feel attractive. Now we can add new perspectives about men from real people like you.