Body Issues & Harrasment: The Male Modeling Industry Is Just As Bad

The world of modeling is as glamorous and as high-profile as it gets. Beautiful men and women jet around the world having their photos snapped for major labels, or walk the runways in some of the biggest shows in the business. It’s a dream job for many, but it's also a double-edged sword. The modeling industry is continuously coming under fire for a number of issues ranging from body image to sexual harassment. It’s the subject of an ongoing discussion that has sparked public outcry, numerous lawsuits, and backlash against designers and the industry as a whole. But despite hearing about how models are too skinny or how some photographers take advantage of vulnerable young women, we never hear much about male models.

Marissa Stempien

Marissa Stempien graduated with a degree in English Literature and a minor in Asian Studies from San Francisco State University. Previously a beauty editor, Marissa now utilizes her love and passion of luxurious fashion everyday as Fashion Editor of JustLuxe. Originally from Santa Barbara, CA, Marissa has traveled to various cities across the globe, most recently returning from living abroad...(Read More)

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