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Male Gaze

The Female Gaze Is Real In ‘Magic Mike XXL’

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 07.21.2015 | Women

  Women everywhere have been talking up the feminist themes of "Magic Mike XXL," discussing how the film handles women’s sex...

Hyper-Masculinity, Twin Peaks, & Gendered Violence

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 05.22.2015 | Crime
Warren J. Blumenfeld

While is it common knowledge that dogs, in particular male dogs, urine scent mark their territories, human males often mark their territories in other forms more noxious and poisonous than urine.

Amanda Scherker

'Fifty Shades' Proves Female Sexuality Is Still The Ultimate American Taboo

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Scherker | Posted 02.13.2015 | Women

If scores of men get dragged to see Fifty Shades of Grey this weekend by their female Valentines, they might be surprised that, as NYmag's David Edels...

The Bachelor, Shirtless Men, And the Dawn Of the Female Gaze

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 03.23.2015 | Entertainment
Nikki Gloudeman

The show is a refreshing change of pace from a television landscape predominantly focused on sexually objectified women. In fact, this ostensibly silly reality TV show can be seen as a key player in a larger cultural movement to embrace a powerful, infrequently represented concept: the female gaze.

Nude Portraits Of Photographers Make Powerful Statement About Male Gaze (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.18.2014 | Arts

Warning: This post includes quite a few portraits of full frontal male nudity. Prepare yourself before reading on. Imagine walking into a darkened ...

Obstructing the Male Gaze in a Gaze-Dependent Culture

Maria X. Liu | Posted 02.15.2015 | Women
Maria X. Liu

Instead of naturally objectifying ourselves because it's expected, let's actively work on encouraging contributions, insights, ideas and voices.

The Sexual Violence of Non-consensual Nudity

Jenny Trout | Posted 11.02.2014 | Women
Jenny Trout

We've become a society that feels entitled to the nudity of others; consent is not required, just as long as we get our fill of flesh.

No, Thought Catalog, My Short Hair Cut Still Isn't the Same as Rape

Kelsey Bain | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Kelsey Bain

In a culture where women's bodies are constantly objectified, where men such as yourself seem to think that they have some kind of claim over them, a post such as this only serves to further the idea that consent is some silly slogan those "crazy feminists" throw around, rather than something that is essential for safe and healthy sexual encounters.

What I Wish I'd Done When I Was Sexually Harassed

Lea Grover | Posted 05.21.2014 | Women
Lea Grover

If I'd made a scene, I would have been just another "crazy b*tch," and he would have brushed me off that way. If I'd asked him if he'd have harassed me if I was with my children, I'd be playing into the idea that women are somehow only people if they're wives or mothers.

Why Is Gaming Today So Insufferable, and How Can We Fix It?

Noah Baron | Posted 03.08.2014 | Media
Noah Baron

Games have the potentiality to advance empathy and social justice -- but they haven't.

This Powerful Ad Turns The Male Gaze Back On Men

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

Judging from this new ad, men are made just as uncomfortable by leering stares as women are. Indian film school Whistling Woods International, re...

'CEOs Gone Wild': What We Talk About When We Talk About Marissa Mayer's Vogue Shoot

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 10.21.2013 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

The image is sex. It is a nod to Lolita, to American Beauty, to the thousand-and-one images of women handed down through film, television and advertising.

What A Man's Eyes Really Tell You

Posted 12.07.2012 | Women

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 12/06/2012 03:24 PM EST on LiveScience How a man's gaze roams over a woman's body can...

Why I Need This Kind of Attention

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 10.01.2012 | Women
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

I think this desire to be desired is mostly benign. Everyone enjoys feeling attractive. But I watch myself like a hawk, always checking my motivations.

Creepiest Museum Exhibition Ever?

Posted 07.12.2012 | Arts

London's National Gallery is known for housing the most talented and famed artists through the years, so their upcoming homage to Venetian master Titi...

Saville's Feminine Flesh

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.09.2012 | Arts

Jenny Saville is one of the most captivating painters of human flesh. Whether taking on a fair-skinned child, a burn victim or a corpse she renders he...

The Dream Of The 90s Is Alive In Todd Burris (NSFW)

Posted 05.14.2012 | Arts

Todd Burris' fashion-meets-photojournalism photography captures our nostalgia for yesteryear with a sharper eye than our memories could muster. Throug...

Male Gaze Lowers Women's Math Scores

Psych Central News | RICK NAUERT, PHD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

By Rick Nauert, Ph.D. Psych Central News In the study, women who are looked at as sexual objects not only react as sexual objects, they also exhibit ...