BEEFCAKE: gay men and the body beautiful (UCL)





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Published on Feb 17, 2012

Panel discussion on the historic roots of gym and muscle culture and steroid use amongst gay men and how gym culture has appeared in cultural representations.
(1:38) Professor Michael King - Head of UCL Mental Health Sciences
(3:48) Duncan Stephenson - Central YMCA, Head of PR & Public Affairs
(16:12) Mark Simpson - author, journalist and columnist for The Guardian
(30:53) Johan Andersson - University of Leeds, Research Fellow in Geography; writer on the post-AIDS identity and the projection of 'healthy' bodies
(42:19) Jonathan Kemp - Lecturer in Queer Studies at Birkbeck and author of fictional works including The London Triptych and 26
(52:15) Matthew Todd - Editor of Attitude Magazine

6 February, 2012
Venue: UCL, Cruciform Building, Lecture Theatre 1
Organised by Max Hill, Sarah Guise and Ben Campkin, UCL LGBT Equality Group and Out@UCL


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