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No, Game Of Thrones, showing a closeup of a flaccid penis being examined for genital warts is NOT "equal opportunity nudity".— WinonaaAARGH! (@actuallywinona) May 23, 2016
“I'm really comfortable in my body. I do a fair amount of nude modeling, and male nudes are still considered taboo. I think society is definitely scared of male nudes.
"Most artists, they're looking for somebody who has a unique look. So, a lot of times, they're not looking for the perfect body per se. They're looking for interesting and unique people."
"[In terms of my own penis,] I haven't really been uptight about it. I'm probably considered average, but I don’t really worry about [it]. Maybe some guys do. I don’t know. It works when it needs to."
“With most men that I grew up with, it was definitely, you know, 'Who’s got the bigger dick in the room?' It was very important to people.
"So, obviously, when I was younger, I was definitely more shy. Especially changing in the gym around other guys. But as I got older, I realized physicality isn't as important as personality. I consider myself to be an amazing individual. I'm very confident in that. So I came to realize that it really doesn’t matter what I look like. Now, it doesn’t bother me if somebody sees my penis or whether they think it's good or bad. I mean, I am who I am. Nothing really bothers me about myself."
"I like to participate in projects that challenge society's taboos about what they view as not viewable. And definitely, there is a gigantic taboo surrounding male genitals. I mean, [society thinks] it's okay for women to show their breasts or even be completely nude in even extremely graphic and violent pictures. That’s completely acceptable. But even anything as simple [as a] male nude...people are up in arms that they’ve got it burned in the back of their retinas."
“I've taught in medical schools, talking to second-year medical students about male anatomy and what to do when it’s their first time actually being in a room and approaching a patient [who isn’t wearing clothing]. So that’s definitely putting myself out there, because I'm sitting there in...nothing but a hospital gown and demonstrating how to give a male genital exam...and then they have to actually do it.
"It's actually pretty empowering to see — you see the lightbulb go off in their heads when their textbook knowledge meets their hands-on knowledge. It doesn’t feel offensive or graphic, even though they're touching you, because it's completely a learning environment. And you really do see them, like, connect... Like, Oh, my gosh, I saw that in a textbook and now I actually have hands-on knowledge of it."