An Investigation of Content and Media Images in Gay Men's Magazines

  title={An Investigation of Content and Media Images in Gay Men's Magazines},
  author={Jason Saucier and S. Caron},
  journal={Journal of Homosexuality},
  pages={504 - 523}
  • Jason Saucier, S. Caron
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Homosexuality
  • ABSTRACT This study provides an analysis of gay men's magazines, examining both the content and advertisements. Four magazine titles were selected, including The Advocate, Genre, Instinct, and Out, each targeting gay men as its target audience. These magazines were coded for both article content and advertisement content. In the advertisement analysis, both the type of advertisement and characteristics of the men depicted within the advertisement when present. The results mirror previous… CONTINUE READING
    47 Citations
    "Appearance potent"? A content analysis of UK gay and straight men's magazines.
    • 39
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF
    Accentuating the Queer
    • 1
    Making Diversity Conform? An Intersectional, Longitudinal Analysis of LGBT-Specific Mainstream Media Advertisements
    • 12
    • PDF
    Body Talk: Body Image Commentary on
    • 3
    • Highly Influenced


    Eroticizing Men: Cultural Influences on Advertising and Male Objectification
    • 267
    • PDF
    The influence of sexual orientation on body dissatisfaction in adult men and women.
    • 259
    Body Image Disturbance and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy with Gay Men
    • 17
    The effect of experimental presentation of thin media images on body satisfaction: a meta-analytic review.
    • 1,509
    Predictors of body image dissatisfaction in adult men and women
    • 188