Sexy Saturday: Male and Female Gaze Defined and Discussed (Repost)

This is an off-shoot of my post on misogyny/objectification/patriarchy, in the comments there was a discussion of whether or not men are objectified in Indian film, which got me thinking about the “male” and “female” gaze questions.

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Female Directors Week, Songs of Female Desire from Female Directors

The a/c isn’t actually broken at my office (if it was, we would be sent home because it is a stupid building and the windows don’t open), but it is working at like quarter speed. Anyway, I’m hot and stuffy and my brain doesn’t work, so I am starting off female directors week with a really silly post.

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Hindi Film 101: “Male Gaze” and “Female Gaze” in Indian Film, or Why John Abraham Keeps Taking His Shirt Off

This is an off-shoot of my post on misogyny/objectification/patriarchy, in the comments there was a discussion of whether or not men are objectified in Indian film, which got me thinking about the “male” and “female” gaze questions.

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