SOURCE: The Baffler
by Benjamin Weil
"While straightness is front-and-center in the world of bodybuilding, homosexuality is everywhere and nowhere to be seen."
SOURCE: The Conversation
by Conor Heffernan
Today's culture of Instagrammed abdominal muscles traces back to the time when nineteenth-century physical culture movements converged with the archaeological discovery of ancient Greek statuary (bodybuilders then used the new technology of photography in ways we'd recognize).