Finally, Dyer mentions that male sexuality is solely fixated on the penis and is revolve around the female gaze, for example, sex comedy and narrative. According to Dyer, “the apparent bu...
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...mething really smart to say here but this movie felt feminist” (Gay 2015). That is to say, women were treated like queens and respected, rather than being classified as sex objects. There were also women of different class, race, and body type, which is why I became aroused and surprised. Unfortunately, Hollywood films normally do not cater to the needs of African American and plus size women. According to one of Gay’s interviewees, “my vagina fluttered away from my body, toward the screen and into Magic Mike’s hands” (Gay 2015). For this reason, I felt that the movie catered “to the female gaze. Thus, I think that the male entertainers in the film, were able to cater to women of all different types sexual needs, rather than, as Dyer says, “to a woman in a vulnerably situation” (Dyer 2013, 118). As a result, men tend to view a women’s body as powerless and property.
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