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The Problem Of The Male Gaze: Berger & Body Image

In defense of a dynamic idea of beauty

Photo by Carlos Arthur M.R on Unsplash

It doesn’t seem intuitive to me, but there’s this trend towards using the male gaze as a way to fix a woman’s (women’s) body within a certain constellation. As a result, women are left feeling like they must fossilize their most beautiful face/moment/age; & that face must be the one that (certain/all) men have to…

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