Tom Ford Has Penis Envy
“As much as I’ve tried, it has been consistently harder to get images of nude men onto magazine pages and billboards than it has nude women. There’s a double standard at play here: magazines that are happy to fund ads featuring an artfully-lit female nude will balk at an image of her male counterpart.” Tom Ford on the “real” penis envy.
The designer recently curated an issue of GQ Style (pict above) and was shocked when he found, “They censored all the penises!”
“I was really pissed off about that. That wasn’t why I got [involved]. It was supposed to be full-frontal male nudity, which was the way we shot it, and then the magazine censored all that!”
“Because I find the human body beautiful. I don’t find sex objectionable. Violence is objectionable.”
We couldn’t agree with you more Ford.