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The Butch Factor: A film by Christopher Hines

Is there a gay man out there who hasn't pondered the meaning of masculinity?

the butch factor

Insightful interviews mixed with entertaining eye-candy make this fast-paced testosterone tour a must-watch movie for all gay men. From the Castro clone culture of the 1970s to today's Bears and gym rats this fascinating investigation of gay men and masculinity blows the lid off old stereotypes and showcases a strapping battalion of interviewees including muscle men, rodeo riders, rugby players and cops. The men speak candidly on a range of topics from homophobia to metrosexuality to embracing effeminacy as they reveal what it means to be a gay man today.

official selection

Frameline Film Festival - San Francisco; Austin Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, Reel Affirmations - Washington D.C., Out on FIlm - Atlanta; Image Out - Rochester ; Pittsburgh Lesbian & Gay Film Festival; Tampa International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival; Image-Nation - Montreal; Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival; Cinema Diverse-Palm Springs; Mezipatra - Prague; Les Gai Cine Mad - Madrid; Melbourne, Australia.

For more information, visit www.thebutchfactor.com