show off those thicc thighs. As we’ve covered previously, gays are all about the legs: a 2021 survey of gay men found that 37 percent of respondents prefer a bigger lower body, and 48 percent like to see an athletic upper body paired with a strong butt.Over the weekend, a Twitter user posted a handy reminder guide about which shorts are acceptable, and which ones aren’t.It’s starting to get warmer out, guys pic.twitter.com/qxGL9u98CcFor whatever reason, there’s a stigma around wearing short shorts in toxic pockets of the heterosexual community.
Somewhere along the line, straight men got the idea that covering their legs in cloth is masculine, and actually showing off their bodies is not (assuming they have something to show).
The end result: parades of guys walking around in baggy cargos like they’re Fred Durst.Fortunately, there are some straights who are trying to break this troubling trend.
Fashion writer Ralph Jones penned a defense of short shorts, in which he encourages men to “reclaim their bodies and their feelings about them.”Of course, the idea that short shorts aren’t masculine is a uniquely American phenomenon.