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The New York Times December 3, 2019

The Beauty Myth for Boys

by Cara Natterson, M.D.

One of the biggest myths about the beauty myth is that it’s female. Adolescent boys suffer from unrealistic beauty standards, too.

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Secondary sexual characteristics in boys: data from the Pediatric Research in Office Settings Network

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Observed mean ages of beginning genital and pubic hair growth and early testicular volumes were 6 months to 2 years earlier than in past studies, depending on the charact …

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