“Lucky for you, that’s what I like”: Bruno Mars and his emotionally intelligent subversion of heterosexual (hyper)masculinity

“Lucky for you, that’s what I like”: Bruno Mars and his emotionally intelligent subversion of heterosexual (hyper)masculinity

My most immediate response to bingeing [Bruno Mars'] discography, was, “Bruno Mars sings about women like a lesbian.” It is rare for straight men to so thoroughly adore both their own partner and women in general, notice and remember the accoutrements of femininity, and be sensitive to specific internalized misogyny-related insecurities.