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Is This Progress?

Unread postby Jzone » 10 March 2020, 05:52

Mister Global is a fairly new international competition focused on male beauty, among other things.

Is this progress in the equality of men and women? Is it a negative objectification of men? What do you think?

And if anybody needs me, I'll be in Sri Lanka...

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Re: Is This Progress?

Unread postby Nebulous » 10 March 2020, 06:19

There’s been other types of male pageantry so it’s not really a new phenomenon, but I don’t see the harm in it. If people are into it, more power to them.
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Re: Is This Progress?

Unread postby GearFetTwinkRomance » 10 March 2020, 19:24

Looks like photo artistry to me, playing with mythological or certain ethnic, traditional ornaments. It might be directed to people that share a certain concept of aesthetics and art.
If the idea of equality leads to more presentation of beautiful men, I would support it. As long as it doesn't go down the sexist lane as much as it went for women in photography and exploitation, everything is fine. :thumbsup:
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Re: Is This Progress?

Unread postby Eryx » 11 March 2020, 06:43

I think it's like watching Big Brother: it's superficial and simply a pastime, but there will people who enjoy it and it's there for those people. I don't mind it at all...
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Re: Is This Progress?

Unread postby René » 11 March 2020, 10:20

It is ever so slightly odd.
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Re: Is This Progress?

Unread postby PopTart » 15 March 2020, 23:07

Jzone wrote:Mister Global is a fairly new international competition focused on male beauty, among other things.

Is this progress in the equality of men and women? Is it a negative objectification of men? What do you think?

And if anybody needs me, I'll be in Sri Lanka...

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Progress looks hot.

Therefore, I like progress.
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Re: Is This Progress?

Unread postby Capt._Trips » 16 March 2020, 10:01

Lol the USA one wore a superman costume. :lol:
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Re: Is This Progress?

Unread postby Jzone » 16 March 2020, 18:09

Capt._Trips wrote:Lol the USA one wore a superman costume. :lol:

An ill-fitting superman costume at that. Just embarrassing.
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Re: Is This Progress?

Unread postby Jryski » 28 April 2020, 20:02

Dahell are their outfits? I mean sure some of them are pretty hot but this whole thing just comes off as a joke. Some costumes are traditional and cultural which is great to see but then you have the Chinese dude wearing something you’d probably see in a video game and the american guy wearing a superman costume. Wut???
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Re: Is This Progress?

Unread postby Yeauxleaux » 2 May 2020, 17:32

I'm quite sex-positive so I'm not offended by this.

The Nepal and USA models are most attractive to me, based purely on looks and not outfits.
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