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Male Body Image: The Naked Truth

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It's not unusual to hear of men using steroids to 'pump up' their physique under pressure to look ‘good’. Meanwhile, the number of men in England receiving treatment for eating disorders is reported to be on the rise. In this episode of The Naked Truth, five men – of all different shapes and sizes – talk about their own bodies and reveal what it’s like to feel the pressure to look the part in a six-pack-obsessed culture. If you, or someone you know, have been affected by eating disorders, the following organisations may be able to help: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/2DRkg4JC7SLT3B7hlrn6DKN/information-and-support-eating-disorders -- Click here to subscribe to BBC Three: http://bit.ly/BBC-Three-Subscribe Did you know that we’re up to other things in other places too? Best of BBC Three: www.bbc.co.uk/bbcthree iPlayer: http://www.bbc.co.uk/tv/bbcthree Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcthree Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcthree Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcthree Tumblr: http://bbcthree.tumblr.com Oh, we’re on Snapchat too - just incase you were wondering… add us, bbcthree.
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CasioBananaCake (3 hours ago)
The key to everything is not to have social.media. drill it in your minds the internet is fake.
Kim Soojin (8 hours ago)
Lol they are sitting in such a good posture
Katelyn Duran (15 hours ago)
If I was strait I'd have a crush on all of them lol. They're beautiful
Jazzy J (17 hours ago)
As an anti-feminist, I will *never* understand why most women think men "have it easier". Men are told not to show emotion or weakness, they're told they have to behave a certain way, look a certain way, men are losing out on job opportunities to women and in some cases the woman is unqualified, more women get accepted into university than men, more men than women commit suicide every year. So *why* do so many women say "I wish I was a boy". *BE GRATEFUL YOU ARE A WOMAN OTHERWISE YOU'D HAVE IT 10X HARDER*
Ra-sone Rucker (1 day ago)
The black guy is attractive
JamesBearVR (1 day ago)
This is amazing and finally uncovers that yes males have body image issues as well! It sucks that we live in a world that doesn't take Male body image issues seriously or at least serious in American culture because it's considered hallarious, too gay or a dumb that a guy cares about his own body.
Dazzling Diamond (1 day ago)
HOW THE HELL DID THIS GET ON MY RECOMMENDATIONS!?! AND MORE IMPORTANTLY, WHY DID I CLICK ON IT?!?
GemJaguar 12 (1 day ago)
A
Maska Lagao (1 day ago)
What brave men.
Christina Amira (2 days ago)
Normally Dan is my type. But ín this video I love all the guys.Be proud...6packs? Or one pack? Look at you.What a personality.Smaller feet shorter leg?Leaned or curvy.we have to love everyone.doesnt matter the Size. They are lovely...Love yourself
Aldous Wong (2 days ago)
Luke and Dan are hot
gay blackboy (3 days ago)
Sodomize my ass please
The_Anonymous_One (3 days ago)
0:43 omg he’s so cute
MagicMermaid 99 (3 days ago)
I don't know why people say boys and emotions are weak Emotions are sexy and I don't prefer six packs
Giovanni Jacobs (3 days ago)
the white guy's dad was abusive
HH James (4 days ago)
Stating the obvious, naked for click bait.
Joji Utsumi Setubal (4 days ago)
I’m chubby af
Lucas Odell-Ryan (4 days ago)
Gavin was the sexiest...prefer a bear to a Greek god anyday
BAM LAM (4 days ago)
Why is this in my reccomended?
lilly Mitchell (4 days ago)
Fairy tail tattoo!! Love it!
YaBoiEwan (5 days ago)
FAIRY TAILLLLL
pls end me (5 days ago)
the guy at 0:07 looks very cute
Egg Nog (6 days ago)
I don’t really care about looks. The only thing I care about is if they’re healthy or not.
Ashley Flud (6 days ago)
This opened up my eyes even more to realize men have body issues and insecurities too
Rian Mckaveney (6 days ago)
‘I have people messaging me instagram’ aye right you mad praying mantis
Figurative Arc (6 days ago)
I feel that loving ourselves for who we are is the key part of our hero's journey. In the words of Lord Byron, "Love will find its way through paths where wolves fear to prey."
Noel Padilla (7 days ago)
Gavin, you are soooooo sexxxxy!
Jolina Lee (7 days ago)
Interesting to see the other side, from a view of a girl it’s definitely different. On social media or in the society no one talks about men or boys having these issues too!
HULK (8 days ago)
I am gay.... And my boyfriend is fat.. Idc that he fat I just love chubby guy ❤😘
Cainmak (8 days ago)
You majestic, majestic men.
Deff Raihan (8 days ago)
Gavin is the best, love you
Ian John (8 days ago)
woah. gavin is fine af my weakness
Berlin Wall (8 days ago)
Skinny guy with blonde hair is wicked hot. Vascular too. Doesn't need to change a thing
Bewitched2020 (8 days ago)
The bulimic guy kind of looks like John Lennon.
Gracie Grace (8 days ago)
That is so rood you have no clothes on you are so stupid
Armando Huang (8 days ago)
fairy tail tattoo !!
Jon Idoncair (8 days ago)
Gavin a straight ally of the LGBT community having many gay fans, we adore him 💖 Their instagram https://instagram.com/gavinqueen23?utm_source=ig_profile_share&igshid=1cvahykyemv5c
Adam Kaabipour (8 days ago)
No lie this has inspired me
Sadeen Kalo (8 days ago)
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pezz candy (9 days ago)
these are all transgender ftms
Stacy Francois (9 days ago)
He has a fairy tail tattoo😍
Ares God Aware (10 days ago)
I think sometimes as human Men we forget to realize how unique and beautiful we are as individuals and tend to want to look like "Apollo or Hercules" to appeal to the other sex and become depressed because we think we dont fit those standards.
w23857980 (10 days ago)
Where's the naked?
hello I'm bored (10 days ago)
Bbc
Basically- society and their expectations are dicks. I'm quite grateful. I'm 14, I've had some fair relationships with guys and have abs with a decent face. But I feel depressed knowing I'll go through life having my face pressed in the dirt about being proud of yourself.
Jarmain Harrell (10 days ago)
Great series!
Ari Jazlex (10 days ago)
I hate the world we live in but dan my bby😍❤️
Carlo Van Caramel (11 days ago)
I love how it was all about self acceptance and just being comfy and then it got to Gavin eating differently and going to the gym.
Tim Gaynor (11 days ago)
Elaine from Seinfeld put it best men are not sexy naked that is bad naked... the man's body is more like a Jeep it's there to get things done now the female body on the other hand is a work of art... some females destroy that part best stuffing too much food into their faces
Hannah Christman (12 days ago)
THIS
Meggie mama (12 days ago)
I’ve always grown up with bigger sized people in my life & I do think it’s beautiful! Just as it is for people on the smaller side like me. However health does matter that being physically or mentally x
Tou Ab (12 days ago)
Hey Would you like get know eachother? Do you got whatsapp
Lance Forro (12 days ago)
When a guy see A dick maybe hes will grow
Sade` Hendrix (13 days ago)
FAIRY TAILLLLL I LOVE IT
Owo Owo (13 days ago)
The bleach blonde guy has a zelda tattoo omg
soso caty (13 days ago)
Honestly they’re all look fine as hell !! 🔥😍🖤🖤
its_a_trab (13 days ago)
Yes toxic masculinity is real, except its from men to other men
Candace Dawson (14 days ago)
Its so crazy for me to hear you all say that your as insecure as women thanks for doing this helps us women know we aren't alome
Ng Jiehan (14 days ago)
If it's not easy for westerners to share about body image, imagine what Asians go through. We are known for being conservative in the most insecure thoughts. Thanks for sharing! It was insightful and impactful!
Simple supply (15 days ago)
Not me idc what I look like I’m ok with anyone and what they look like soo plz the world shouldn’t be like this
つや消し (15 days ago)
I am a trans man and it is very difficult...
Chizard x (15 days ago)
Fairy tail Tattoo i see u
rolando gonzales (16 days ago)
I got a bit emotional.
tim smith (16 days ago)
Well I'm short and always have been. Called names and jokes made but I have accepted myself. My mother used to say, better things come in small packages. Not that my package is small. Most women are attracted to confidence. The best opening line is Hi, with a smile. Sure I get depressed now and then but that's just life. A good therapist can help. Working out can be over done too. I don't see pressure from the media like women do. I know I'm never going to be tall or a model.
Tulsa Fox (17 days ago)
The conversations very enlightening just saying thank you
Jessy Rhino (17 days ago)
All these gorgeous Men 🙂
Madison Brown (18 days ago)
More of this Male body positivity!!
I honestly don’t care about body image I care about a loving personality a nice person not body image
Cozmic (18 days ago)
nice, wish this was adamlz
Amit Patil (19 days ago)
Straight men don't have to worry. Women are never attracted to man's looks. It's good to be ugly. Women are attracted to physically ugly men.
Ronnie Taylor (19 days ago)
theyre all very attractive, toxic masculinity aint nearly talked about as much as it should be
Mya Biggins (19 days ago)
They all look great to me,the 2 chubby guys I just want a bear hug from them,the skinny guy seems like someone I can watch anime with like nerds,and the buff guys as long as you do it for you and no ones forcing you out of bed physically to go to the gym then...👍🏽 ❤️😘❤️😘❤️😘❤️😘😊
Spn Liv (19 days ago)
This show is gay I like it
Sandra Williams (19 days ago)
People are so hyperfocused on this doctored idea of what the male or female form should look like. You can tell the difference between a masculine and feminine body. It doesn't matter how much muscle you have packed on or how large your breast or butt are. There is a natural curvature to a woman's body and a certain masculine build to a man's body. It's like people have forgotten how beautiful diversity is and rely so heavily on the media to set this standard of what people should look like. I am 5'11" and 130lbs and my body is no longer the "ideal" type but I do not care. It would be crazy to chase after a standard that is constantly changing! People need to start disconnecting from the bs. Stop allowing the media to set what your perception of beauty is.
eva (20 days ago)
dude 44 seconds in looks so ethereal, almost fae-like
Obsidian Wildfire (20 days ago)
The most important thing is to love yourself no matter your size.
Gigijosh luv (20 days ago)
All sexy😭😍
It Me (20 days ago)
Go to porn hub they have stuff for changing ur penis
Craigs Craig (20 days ago)
I forgot there where naked
Michael Dyda (21 days ago)
Wow...this was so eye-opening! Each guy is perfect the way they are. I just love them all! Thank you for this.
Phillip Jones (21 days ago)
Is this an example of what feminists refer to as "toxic masculinity"?
Chloe Staten (22 days ago)
3:45 is the most accurate description/ explanation I’ve ever herd. Honestly the best feeling (and worst guilty pleasure) is not eating all day, getting super hungry and then drinking super cold water. The way it hits my empty stomach feels amazing. I identify with him so much because I’m bulimic and borderline anorexic and I have body dysmorphia, however I don’t look like a skeleton, I actually wear and XL. So I feel like if I were ever to tell someone and try and open up they wouldn’t believe me.
Janine Evans (22 days ago)
Nudity is glorious!
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August Duncan (23 days ago)
I love Marc’s fairy tail tattoo
j lee (23 days ago)
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Jonathan Thoppil (23 days ago)
Love this!
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MrSidney9 (24 days ago)
We don't need this. The body image problem is a manufactured female problem (whimpering, really) being pushed into male culture to add more seriousness to it.I don't feel pressure on me to look a certain. These are fake problems. People need to stop exporting their own struggles to society. Blaming others for your shortcomings or struggles should be the last thing on your list, because if you acknowledge it's your fault, then you have the power to fix things.We're in a strange situation where people want the world change (that is everyone else) instead of changing themeselves to better their lives.
Jimena (10 days ago)
+MrSidney9 So you do something to get attractive.And if you are not able to get there, you feel unattractive because of beauty standards putten on you from society. Beauty standards are putting a lot of pressure on People, and could also lead to physical Illnesses. Anorexia, as an example, starts with the wish of getting thinner, because to be slim is a beauty standard. This is pressure. If you don't feel under pressure that's great for you, but other feel different than you. And sure, you don't need my permission to say something, but neither do I. IIf I think you´re rude and completely wrong than I can tell you that. As Long as we are both able to give Arguments for our opinion that's no Problem.
MrSidney9 (10 days ago)
+Jimena Why do men or women do anything? For many and differrent reasons. Many men try to get muscle so they feel confident and attractive, true. But that's different from saying the are pressured to do it. Why do women get butt and boobs implants? They wanna look attractive is the sole reason. But are they pressured to do it? Hell no. People who don't want to take responsibilities for their actions LOVE to claim that they are pressured/forced into doing this or that to explain their OWN decision. Most of the time women do questionable things to their body (like starving themselves or get plastic surgery) not because they are forced to by anyone, but because they think looking a certain way will give them a competitive advantage in the sexual market. I give myself that right to call these fake problems being I can think for myself. I don't require your permission or anyone else's.
Jimena (14 days ago)
So why do you think men are trying to get muscles? Because this is a beauty standard. In earlier ages People were trying to get fat, so society assume them to be rich. Every gender is affected of norms society puts on them. If you don't fulfill this standards you can be stamped as strange. If you don't feel this way, that´s great, but there are People who do and it is the most disrespectful thing to do, to call they`re problems fake problems. What gives you the right to decide which problems are part of society and which are not, when you actually have no idea about their social environment?
The Yellowbird (24 days ago)
Marc is sooo beautiful
Tou Ab (13 days ago)
+The Yellowbird i dont got it But i got whatsapp and facebook
The Yellowbird (13 days ago)
I do have instagram though
Tou Ab (13 days ago)
+The Yellowbird ohh lol I just mean private mail Do you got whatsapp
The Yellowbird (13 days ago)
Tou Ab i dont even know what you mean by pm
h a n a b i k a i (25 days ago)
Omg the beautiful boy with the white hair has a fairy tail tattoo! ♥️
John Nimbus (25 days ago)
It's really interesting the gulf between individual desire/attraction and an ideal male body. Im gay tall slim muscular but Im most attracted to the body shape like the bearded larger man (Gavin) in this video.
pei pei (25 days ago)
who is the black one!!!!!!!i really like him😤
Sam (25 days ago)
tyn
kim lyrics (26 days ago)
0:04 that dude is a Otaku OMG that tattoo is from Fairy Tail
Go Clunker (26 days ago)
Most muscle guys are complete shitheads
Kevin C (26 days ago)
Excellent video.....brilliant....
willow whisper (26 days ago)
All of them are attractive in their own way, Gavin looks so huggable!!

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