• Unpicking the history of gay male beauty standards

    6 days ago - By Dazed Digital

    It only takes a scroll through Grindr to see that a select few body types reign supreme when it comes to gay men: from oiled, glistening torsos to slim, hairless bodies, it seems our definitions of ‘beauty' are fairly rigid within our so called ‘community'. Ideals may have changed and expanded over the last few decades, but ultimately little has shifted - and research shows that it's having a real effect on both our mental and our physical health.
    Crucially, there's historical context...
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