Organized by : Out@UCL
Jeremy Bentham, the founder of UCL, was one of the earliest philosophers to argue for decriminalisation of homosexuality and equal rights for homosexuals and UCL strives to continue this egalitarian tradition today.
What are the historical roots of mainstream gay gym culture? Why are record numbers of gay men taking steroids? How healthy or unhealthy are aspirations towards the "perfect" muscular physique? What role do the media and popular culture play in representing and enforcing certain ideal body types amongst gay men? How have other LGBT counter cultures responded to the pressure to pump iron?