Representations of the human body are found in all aspects of life, from advertising to entertainment and beyond. However, the mainstream iconography of each of these areas skew towards showing male- and female-bodied persons very differently.
Female gaze and male homosexuality Edit
Contrary to popular belief, the female gaze does not directly overlap with the aesthetics of gay men.
- Main article is Yaoi.
Many creators and consumers of yaoi-style erotica are women.
Publications depicting a female gaze Edit
In 2009, Filament Magazine published its first issue.