Brace yourself ladies, the progesterone-packed Pin-Ups for Vets calendar is set to become an equal opportunity exciter.
Calendar organizer and model Gina Elisa has announced she is seeking five male veterans — one from each branch — to star in the 2014 edition.
“I constantly get asked by female service members, ‘When are you putting out a male calendar,’” Elise told Army Times. “This will definitely cater to the ladies as well. I’m excited to go through the submissions.”
Elise said the idea was inspired by a Life Magazine photo of actress Marlene Dietrich (left), surrounded by sailors.
Contenders are asked to submit with their head shot and body shot along with a video or written entry explaining why the vet wants to be featured in the calendar’s service member group photo. Send submissions to email@example.com by the deadline, 11 p.m. PST, July 17.
OK so we just had our “smut” inspections. If this was a male asking for female pictures would it still be allowed? Sounds like a double standard to me.
Would prefer a great shot of photography: in uniform, doing their mission, in a historic place, with the best light possible – something inspiring – not degrading. I wouldn’t put a poster of military males without shirts on – just doesn’t seem right. Laird Hamilton is another case: his living is in the ocean. Channing Tatum – well, he is Chan!!!
If you are wanting to do a calendar for the blind I’d be happy to send in a picture of myself.
Jeff is absolutely correct. I personally do not see the harm in this sort of of thing, but “pin-ups” are either okay for both sexes or they are not okay for either.
Why would the armytimes promote this? So much for combating sexual assaults/harrasments. All that money gone to waste as is the norm.
Please, jason.Jeff. Keep your pants on. No need for anger or dissappointment. I noticed all the participants kept their’s on for the ‘Photo Opportunity’. Oftentime, what is left unsaid and unseen is compelling and more sensual.