Author: Kristen Warner and Chelsea Bullock

“Any God Worth Believing in Sends You Dudes in Thongs When in Need”: Exploring Women’s Pleasure in Magic Mike XXL

Magic Mike XXL adds new iconography to the intersectionally raced, gendered, and very classed pleasures found within the women’s film through its attention to the centrality of women’s sexual desires vis-à-vis the deployment of male bodies who serve to maintain that pleasure.