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Body shaving is one of those things that a lot of people do, but few really talk about. Athletes like swimmers, bodybuilders and triathletes do it for competitive reasons. The rest of mankind does it for aesthetic reasons. It has long been popular among gay men and has made its mark among straight guys trying to emulate the models and actors they see splashed on magazine covers or on screen, almost all who are sans body hair.

Gillette has come out with a series of online animated videos that tries to convince guys to use its products when they are manscaping. They even have one that discusses how best to shave your genital area, using all sorts of cute code words ("trimming the bush to make the tree look taller").

In the videos I watched of the series, "she" or "her" was used often enough to assure straight guys that it is totally 100% hetero to body shave; typical -- we can't have anyone think our product is gay.

My question to readers:

--Do you body shave, and if so, what parts?
--Do prefer another guy's chest to be hairy or smooth?

I have shaved my chest if the mood strikes, but did my legs once and that was enough -- at 6-5, with a 38-inch inseam it took forever and my legs were very itchy once the hair grew back.

Hat tip to Andrew Sullivan.