Gloria Brame, Ph.D.

Haircut: Vintage Military Photo

Filed By Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | February 08, 2011 9:30 AM | comments

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Tags: homoerotic photography, male fashions, vintage, vintage male, vintage photo, vintage soldier

A quiet photo of two soldiers in a makeshift barber station somewhere in the Pacific (or possibly in South Korea), ca. late 1940s - early 1950s. Sometimes the simplest images convey the sweetest eroticism, even (or perhaps especially) when the people involved are just going about their daily business.

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It doesn't seem all that erotic to me, just like a normal haircut. Unless I haven't been paying attention and my haircuts have been more erotic than I thought....

But how often are both you and your barber shirtless?

gregorybrown | February 9, 2011 8:50 AM

Alex, take a look at some of Steve Zeeland's comments about haircuts and military guys. This image may not be specifically erotic, but I see some masculine tenderness in it.