Originally Posted by Jekecy
But surely we should not ignore how male leads in particular have been sexually glorified thanks to their picturesque physiques. You may have a point in cartoons and comics, but outside those mediums the female demographic is most assuredly being targeted as well.
I saw this pic a while back, and it did make me laugh at how absurd it came off when its applied to the opposite sex:
And I say that as a guy. So yeah, both sides have definitely fallen to double standards because its been ingrained as the norm.
Of course, I wasn't saying that men don't have body image pressures put on them, just that the difference between those pressures and the ones put on women are substantial, in response to a previous post that suggested that they were the same.