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TikTok’s “Written by a Man” Trend Exemplifies the Differences Between the Male and Female Gaze

Fade in on a woman slowly wiping mascara streaks from her face. She sits in her bathtub clutching a pint of Ben and Jerry’s with strategically placed bubbles practically inducing a nip-slip — she is the pinnacle of #writtenbyaman. Tik Tok recently discovered the phrase “written by a man” and has erupted with skits parodying […]

Fade in on a woman slowly wiping mascara streaks from her face. She sits in her bathtub clutching a pint of Ben and Jerry’s with strategically placed bubbles practically inducing a nip-slip — she is the pinnacle of #writtenbyaman. Tik Tok recently discovered the phrase “written by a man” and has erupted with skits parodying […]