This new cover of Dossier (above center) challenges America’s discomfort with androgyny. Is it too far-out? Barnes & Noble seemed to think so:
Barnes & Noble and Borders have told Dossier representatives that they wouldn’t shelve the magazine unless all copies were covered with opaque poly bags—the kind typically reserved for Playboy or Maxim. According to Skye Parrott, the co-founder of Dossier, both stores acknowledged that they understood the model, Andrej Pejic, is male. But representatives asserted that the femininity inherent in the image was too confusing to risk putting on the magazine shelf.
For the full article at Good Men Project, go here. What do you think? How important are gender binaries in the media? In your life?