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This Is Why Only Women’s Private Parts Are Shown in Movies and Not Men’s

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This is a double standard that must be corrected

The first feature film was released in 1906 which means that Americans have been enjoying movies in the theater for over 100 years. In that time, the film industry has grown from a fledgling luxury technology to a part of everyday life. Even in the those early days of filmmaking, people knew that asking the actresses to take some clothes off would help sell tickets, but men weren’t as called upon to shed their threads.

Even now, when a film or TV show has full-frontal, you can almost guarantee that it’s a woman who will be baring it all while her male counterpart will be strategically hidden from the eye of the camera. But why? It turns out that there are more than a few reasons that men don’t strip down on camera very often… but not all of them are good…

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