PREF mag

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Préférences Mag or PREF mag
First issue 2004
Country France
Language French
ISSN 1265-3578

PREF mag or Préférences Mag is a French bimonthly gay magazine founded in March 2004.[1] It is a competitor of the magazine Têtu. It is known for its high quality images among other attributes.[2] Although it is a leading prominent and well selling publication for the gay communities it comes to criticism for being politically bland and not embracing non-consemeristic aspirations.[1][3][4] They do include some more risque content including supportive of LGBT families and open-marriages in line with that of modern French culture.[5] They also are supportive of non-standard views of masculinity and how one's sexuality should conform to traditional models.[3]

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  1. ^ a b Gunther, Scott Eric (2009). The elastic closet: a history of homosexuality in France, 1942-present. Palgrave Macmillan, ISBN 978-0-230-22105-5
  2. ^ Coad, David (2008). The metrosexual: gender, sexuality, and sport. SUNY Press, ISBN 978-0-7914-7409-9
  3. ^ a b Labourdette, Jean-Paul; Delangre, Bruno; Bedart, David; Collectif; Grenin, Antonin; Izz, Quentin (2011). Le Petit Futé: France gay et lesbien 5th edition (in French); Les Novelles Editions de l'Université, ISBN 978-2-7469-2741-4
  4. ^ Pientka, Cheryl A. (2009). Paris for Dummies For Dummies, ISBN 978-0-470-38218-9
  5. ^ Barnet, Marie-Claire; Welch, Edward (2007). Affaires de famille: the family in contemporary French culture and theory. Rodopi, ISBN 978-90-420-2170-9

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