How Media Influences Men and Espouse Culture of Duality
Media influences your day to day life more than you practically assume. Economic , business , and political developments influences your mind due to constant exposure to real time information through different kinds of media. Indeed, media has assumed center stage in the lives of most people making them addicted to constant media updates. Media is powerful in terms of altering perceptions regarding your world and subtly allowing you to develop mental impressions. Be it family, personal grooming, career, entertainment, media has surreptitiously influences us all thereby directly or indirectly changing our culture in the long term!
It is a fact that popular culture is permanently evolving. There is great deal of influences on what regarded as being fashionable and stylish in a given time. Some issues tend to dominate, thus forming something called popular culture. In addition, it is worth mentioning that one of the growing trends is the issue of gay male sensibilities on different aspects of mainstream mass culture including television, films, and fashion. Gay men are often making their rules in the modern mass culture.
Idealized or Idolized men
A great deal of entertaining TV programs take the stereotype of gay men being more cultured, fashion conscious and aesthetically adept than some straight men stereotype. Perhaps, they make it the central idea of the show. Such witty gay men give advice to straight males on everything that one might only imagine from their choice of swimwear to their behavior with the opposite sex. Such shows are a huge hit in the modern society and there are numerous localized versions in various countries.
Masculinity and grooming
The ideal of masculinity has a focus on physical fitness and good grooming. At the same time, pop culture gay male icons are usually Adonis like. It is worth saying that gay’s heterosexual counterparts made them less fit and rather downright shabby. Nevertheless, this tendency seems to have considerably changed in recent years.
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