Gender and Sexuality in Heavy Metal Music
An examination of the issues of gender and sexuality in heavy metal music.
# 126054 | 1,750 words | 25 sources | MLA | 2008 |
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Gender and Sexuality (Gender Studies) , Gender and Sexuality (Theories of Gender) , Music Studies (General) , Women Studies (Women and Society)
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This paper explores gender and sexuality in heavy metal music, looking at the role of groupies, the portrayal of men and women in heavy metal videos, gender roles, and gender-influenced understandings of heavy metal.
From the Paper:"Groupies in the heavy metal environment are not just adoring fans but essentially and exclusively sexual beings. The portrayal of women in heavy metal videos is decidedly sexual as the Western culture's music mythology is expressed in the visual language of music video in that it acts as an expression of sexual desire and that ..."
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