Why is GQ’s ‘Bro of the Year’ wearing lingerie?

Real bros wear lingerie.

At least that’s what GQ seems to think.

The men’s magazine recently revealed comedienne Kristen Wiig as their “Bro of the Year” with a tribute written by her Bridesmaids co-star Jon Hamm, and a photo of the actress modelling black lingerie and a pout.

Ms. Wiig was given the newly-invented honour in appreciation of her comedic success in 2011, as part of the magazine’s annual “Men of the Year” December issue. While bestowing Ms. Wiig with the traditionally masculine title of “bro” may seem progressive, many are chastising GQ, questioning why an article highlighting Ms. Wiig’s comedic genius is accompanied by a pin-up photo.

Read the full story in the Globe and Mail.


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