What Really Makes Katniss of Hunger Games Stand Out? Peeta, Her Movie Girlfriend is a really interesting look at a male character we don’t often see in mainstream movies, and how that changes the main female protagonist. Far from a negative, it’s pretty refreshing to see. No big spoilers, especially if you’ve read the books.
A father shares his perspective on his son who wears dresses. It’s an amazing (and short) read on masculinity and fatherhood and what it means to be a parent, on bullying and judgements and standing up for yourself. via Sandrine
In the “isn’t this fun and hilarious” camp we have this clothing swap where men and women swapped clothes after a picture was taken for a pretty big double-take done by Hana Pesut. Click through for more pictures.
JJ Levine poses the same model in pictures as both a man and a woman. Some of these are especially well done, and they go far beyond a simple clothing swap as they are meant to be believable. Click through for the pictures, my favourite is likely the pregnancy one! via GillianW
There are a bunch of real issues and breakdown in communication when it comes to the bedroom. Women feeling pressured to have orgasms is certainly a big one. Smaller but still significant is men feeling pressured to have orgasms. The fact that many would laugh off such a claim is an indication of how little they understand the pressures men feel towards the whole experience. I’ve always been a heavy believer in communication, but sometimes it results in hurt feelings, especially if people take it personally. This article gives us a roundup of some of the data about both and reminds us that we need to start being more aware. via MichelleP