Posts tagged "Health"
Online interventions for LGBT health

Online interventions for LGBT health

Last week, I had the opportunity to participate to the pan-Canadian meeting on online interventions for LGBT health. This meeting took place at UQÀM and was organized by the Sexuality and Gender Diversity: Vulnerability and Resilience (SVR) research team. Researchers and organizations across Canada were there to present their respective projects. Although my research focuses...
Juice cleansing

Juice cleansing

Do you know what juice cleansing is? Apparently, this method for losing weight has been trending among the gay community recently and I was asked to write an article on it for a famous gay site. Unfortunately, the article was never published so I thought it could still be of some interest to post it...
Gay Pornography & Body Image (Part 3)

Gay Pornography & Body Image (Part 3)

I promised it and there it is. The part 3 of my mini-serie about gay pornography and its impact on body image. The pictures from this post are taken from Eric Alvarez’s book : Muscle Boys. They depict the body evolution of gay pornography actors from the 1970′s to the 2000′s. To be really honest,...
Gay Pornography & Body Image (Part 2)

Gay Pornography & Body Image (Part 2)

This is the second part of the last article I posted: Gay Pornography & Body Image (Part 1) Just a little recap might be needed: 1) Gay men feel more than straight men that medias target them and influence their body image. 2) Gay men report consuming more pornography, a category of media, than straight...
Gay Pornography & Body Image (Part 1)

Gay Pornography & Body Image (Part 1)

I guess it’s time for me to get out of this hibernation, since summer is finally here in Montreal, and start posting again. I feel like I’ve neglected this blog because of my other projects but I’ve still got so much to talk about.Let’s start the course where we left it last time. If you...
Are straight guys blind?

Are straight guys blind?

This is the follow-up of this post. You might want to read it first if you haven’t already. As I already stated, (gay) men are now a perfect target for the fashion industry. We are saturated with lean and muscled male models posing like they were doing a porno movie. Also, it is an established...