men and body image

This is what "attractive" looks like on six different continents.
I reject the term "skinny fat" for its inherent shaming connotations, but deep down I'm almost positive that's what I am.
The bra industry could welcome this new group of bra wearers because of the very real medical reasons why men need to wear bras. As one 45-year-old male said, "it's about time that the world is accepting that men also have boobs, and some need to wear a bra."
Chris Tognotti has felt unwanted because of his weight and says it's even harder feeling chubby and surrounded by "strikingly athletic, beautiful people." He joins HuffPost Live to discuss male body image and his struggle with his own.
Jason Fierstein, a Licensed Professional Counselor for Men, joins HuffPost Live to discuss the stigma of body gigues surrounding men.
Chris Tognotti has felt unwanted because of his weight and says it's even harder feeling chubby and surrounded by "strikingly athletic, beautiful people." He joins HuffPost Live to discuss male body image and his struggle with his own.
However nice it was, my days wearing that particular pair of mind-blowingly tight black jeans didn't actually win me much in the way of happiness. I realized that the things that bothered me -- like my inability to feel confidence in my own worth -- weren't just about my body. They were about a state of mind that living in that body had fostered.
Body image is a psychological issue that needs to be addressed, not avoided. Men, understand that your manhood is not wavering because of your body image. Stop hiding behind your machismo and remember, it takes strength to be vulnerable.
I've been a massage therapist for many years now. I know what people look like. People have been undressing for me for a long time. I know what you look like: a glance at you, and I can picture pretty well what you'd look like on my table.
Two hundred and twenty-seven participants completed a series of surveys including the Objectified Body Consciousness Scale