Douglas Lambert wanted to give Playboy a run for its money. It was , and Hugh Hefner's magazine had created a new mainstream market for soft-core porn. Lambert, a nightclub owner in Garden Grove, California, decided to get in on the action. Lambert's wife Jenny saw a bigger opportunity: a magazine with nude male centerfolds. Lambert wasn't sold. What woman wanted to ogle photos of nude men, much less buy a magazine full of them?
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Playgirl is an American magazine that features general interest articles, lifestyle and celebrity news, in addition to nude or semi-nude men. In the s and s, the magazine printed monthly and was marketed mainly to women , although it had a significant gay male readership. The magazine was founded in  by Douglas Lambert during the height of the feminist movement as a response to erotic men's magazines such as Playboy and Penthouse that featured similar photos of women. In Lambert sold Playgirl to Ira Ritter who took over as publisher. The magazine covered issues like abortion, equal rights, and interspersing sexy shots of men and played a pivotal role in the sexual revolution for women. The magazine returned to print as a sometime quarterly beginning with its March issue. The last print issue to date was for Winter
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My favorite websites now post updates with new models at least once a week, and sometimes I find myself having to download and save these men for later viewing. When magazines used to dole out men, there was only one centerfold model per month; and he was a prize whose pages you would guard, pore over and revisit time and again. At the risk of dating myself, I still recall the times when I felt such a rush of excitement and anticipation each month as I purchased my copy of Playgirl Magazine from the local bookstore.
Playgirl magazine caters mainly to heterosexual women, as well as a lesser percentage of gay and bisexual men, with its main content primarily comprised of partially to fully nude male photos. In order to become a Playgirl model, you must have excellent physical attributes, a great sense of unrestrained confidence, and of course be 18 or older. Your chances will greatly increase if you happen to be well endowed. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Together, they cited information from 16 references.