Male Gaze


Ephemeral Illustrations Depict Quintessential ‘It Girls’

She’s got that 'je ne sais quoi' thing—and a whole lot of attitude.


The Problematic Gender Politics Between Masc and Fem Gays

A sociologist embeds within Louisiana bar culture to uncover whether bears treat twinks differently than men treat women in general.


How Bjork and Beyonce Destroyed Pop Music's Heartbroken Woman

When women are angry, they are expected to be sexy. When women are hurt, they are expected to be dignified. These two records changed that.


20 Female Artists' Perspectives on the Nude

'In the Raw: The Female Gaze on the Nude' is a group show of female artists working with the subject of the female nude.


A Painter Challenges the Traditional Privilege of the White Male Gaze

Jennifer Packer’s Breathing Room creates space between the subject and the viewer.


'Second Skin' Sculptures #FreeTheNipple in an Artful Way

The story of how one brave Willem de Kooning student was able to get around Instagram's censorship.


[NSFW] Artist Shatters Pirelli's Ideals of Beauty With Her Own Nude Calendar

A self-portraiture artist made her own feminist version of the famous Pirelli Calendar.


All Hail: How Adele's 'Rolling Stone' Cover Destroys the Male Gaze

What does it say about a culture when it’s considered “daring” to put a woman on a magazine cover without the pretense of sex?


[NSFW] The Nude Succubi Photos of Alva Bernadine

These surreal nudes will make you feel... weird.


Ogle This 3D-Printed Outfit At Your Own Risk

Behnaz Farahi's 'Caress of the Gaze' knows exactly where your eyes are.