Douglas Lambert wanted to give Playboy a run for its money. It was , and Hugh Hefner's magazine had created a new mainstream market for soft-core porn. Lambert, a nightclub owner in Garden Grove, California, decided to get in on the action. Lambert's wife Jenny saw a bigger opportunity: a magazine with nude male centerfolds. Lambert wasn't sold. What woman wanted to ogle photos of nude men, much less buy a magazine full of them?
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Playgirl magazine launched in and has issues published in Germany, France, Australia, Brazil, South Africa and many other countries. The magazine was created to support the feminist movement of the s and s, as a response to the erotic pictures of women in Playboy. That being said, while Playgirl is marketed towards heterosexual women, it also receives a large following from gay males. With that, here is a list of the 20 hottest male celebrities that should pose for Playgirl.
Surprising Covers It's hard to believe the number of A-List stars who have graced the cover of Playboy Magazine since it's launch in Marilyn Monroe was the first of a bevy of lovely ladies to grace the men's mag. Twenty years later, women got their chance to gawk at sexy men when the owners of Playboy launched the sister magazine Playgirl.