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Unformatted text preview: underwear show the male body “young, gorgeous, and well-hung, what could be more “gay”?” (179). Although Klein states that many of the men in his ads are not gay, it shows that men care what they look like. Proving that image is the top of the scale when attracting sex. Woman would much rather be attracted to the standard, good looking man that takes care of himself, but doesn’t worry so much about what he looks like. The section in Bordo’s essay supports her argument that the image of the male body has become more looked at and concerned by the men who are being presented. Klein’s images of the male body represent what many woman look for in a man. The young, athletic, and flexible men turn on the sexual fantasies of many woman and men. Both sexes would rather see someone who cares about the body, and not so much that they worry about taking an hour away from the gym....
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- Fall '07
- Calvin Klein