OT PESO - NSFW Apparently!

David Savage ozsavage at gmail.com
Sat Oct 31 14:36:53 EDT 2009

My man cans are heaps sexy!

On 01/11/2009, frank theriault <knarftheriault at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 9:38 PM, paul stenquist <pnstenquist at comcast.net>
> wrote:
>> Why is it sexist? I think it's mildly erotic and has sexual connotations,
>> but I don't find it demeaning to either sex. If a man opens his shirt and
>> lowers his pants a bit, is that sexist as well?
> Does something have to be demeaning to be sexist?  Portraying someone
> as a sexual being first and a person second is sexist to me;  you may
> not agree.
> And, yes, if a man opens his shirt and lowers his pants a bit, I'd say
> that's sexist, too.  That being said, it's clearly not the same thing
> as what this photo portrays.  Society has sexualized mammary glands -
> sexy though man's chest may or may not be it just isn't the same as a
> woman's chest.
> The fact that we see much, much more cheesecake than beefcake - both
> on this list and in society generally - speaks volumes, doesn't  it?
> Women are portrayed as sexual creatures ~far~ more often than men are.
> I'm not saying that I'm offended or that such photos ought not be
> posted (far be it from me to be a censor!), I just find such "mild
> eroticism" (as you put it) to be rather needless and somewhat tedious.
>  It's just not my thing, I guess.
> cheers,
> frank
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