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Male political candidates now find themselves in an uncomfortable place that their female counterparts always have been. In the 2012 presidential campaign, commentators have specifically targeted at least three male political leaders for their physical appearance. The most publicized to date have been candidates Chris Christy, Scott Brown, and Mitt Romney. New Jersey Governor Chris […]
In the last few years, gay rights have been a very popular topic politically and in society. Professional athletes like New York giants player Davis Tyree, Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendan Ayanbadejo and New York Rangers forward Sean Avery have made advocacy videos challenging homophobia and publically supporting marriage equality. Charles Barkley, who has become one […]