Playgirl relaunched — and its first edition sold out
This is a list of pornographic magazines or erotic magazine , adult magazine — magazines that contain content of a sexual nature and are typically considered to be pornography. For inclusion in this list, pornographic magazines must be, or have been, widely available as a printed publication and contain hardcore or softcore images. Gay pornographic magazines, sometimes known as adult magazines or gay sex magazines, contain content of a sexual nature, typically regarded as pornography , that relates to men having sex with men. Such publications provide photographs or other illustrations of nudity and sexual activities, including oral sex , anal sex , and other various forms of such activities.
How did 'Playgirl' magazine go from feminist force to flaccid failure?
Playgirl was an American magazine that featured 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, interspersed with sexy shots of men, and played a pivotal role in the sexual revolution for women.
By Keith J. November 17, pm Updated November 17, pm. Playgirl returned to newsstands this month and like the original that debuted in , it quickly sold out. Yes, nudie man pics are still involved.