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My moobs and me: growing up with gynecomastia


Tits. The name was given to me by a bully shortly after I started Year 6. I had been a fat kid since the age of nine, but as puberty began to kick in, parts of me started growing differently than expected. The doctors said I had gynecomastia. "Man boobs" or "moobs" in the jeering parlance of our popular culture.

But my bully simply called them "tits". And so this became my name in the school hallways. I was Tits...

"This fixation on "man boobs" reveals our culture's obsession with binary gender, but we have all the evidence we need that biological sex and gender are not as rigid or fixed as…

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 My moobs and me: growing up with gynecomastia

Matt Cornell grew up with gynecomastia, a harmless condition that made his school days a misery. From the bullying to the surgery that followed, he looks back on what 'moobs' meant to him

3 Reasons Why Bra Brands Should Welcome Men With Breasts

More and more men are struggling to find bras to support their developing breasts. Gynecomastia (male breast growth) is a well-documented medical condition linked to several causes, and is a side effect of many common prescription and over-the-counter drugs. According to some experts, nearly half of all men will experience gynecomastia at some point in their lives but will be too embarrassed to consult a physician about the problem. The only treatment options for men who grow breasts are (a) breast reduction surgery, or (b) wearing a bra.

These 4 Exercises Will Banish Your Man Boobs

Firm up your chest and shed your man boobs with these supersets—two exercises done back-to-back. “These exercises not only blast your chest, but also target your back muscles and glutes—body zones that contain the most muscle mass"

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