Tuesday, March 09, 2010


from the Daily Blog of Rader Programs by Emily DeGemmis

Recently, I have noticed a positive trend in the media (for a change!). Men seem to be much more often depicted expressing their emotions appropriately through tears and words, rather than through aggression and destruction. First, allow me to applaud this important step....

Now... As with many things, it seems to be one step forward, two steps back. Males are also being subjected to similar negative, damaging messages that have long been inundating females. From the covers of magazines, muscular, bare-chested male models and actors are appearing more and more, representing a standard of attractiveness men are now striving to meet. Commercials and infomercials for hair restoration or removal; penis enlargement or performance enhancement pills; home gyms, workout tapes, fat burning/muscle building shakes, powders, and supplements; sprays, deodorants, and a plethora of self-care products have all been popping up...finish blog

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