ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Men Caught Wearing Lingerie In Public

Updated on October 14, 2009

A publicly acceptable man in lace...

Lots of men love the idea of being seen in their lingerie. Specifically, they love the idea of being caught in lingerie when they weren't expecting to be caught. Is there anything wrong with this? Well, as with most things in life, yes and no. It largely depends on how and where the catching happens and what the intent of the man concerned was to begin with.

On the one hand, being seen to be wearing lingerie in public helps the idea that men do wear lingerie spread a little. On the other hand, in most areas of common society, people don't want to see the lingerie of men or women on display. There's a fine line between a little bit of lace and creeping out the surrounding area, and I think most sensible men know where that line is.

If you're a man who wears lingerie and you happened to put on a pair of high waisted panties that day and you're bending over to lift a heavy box for a damsel in distress and a little bit of your lace waistband shows, no harm, no foul.

If, on the other hand, you put on a lacy pink bra that morning and teamed it up with a tight white see through t-shirt, then don't make the mistake of thinking the derision you are greeted with is entirely connected to the fact that you're wearing lingerie, its more likely connected to the fact that you're being blatantly sexual in public, which is something people tend to frown upon, unless you're Megan Fox. Yes, it's a double standard, but even hot women perceived as being too overly sexual experience negative consequences at times as well.

As with all things, being seen to be wearing lingerie in public has a time and a place. If you are going to be in a mostly adult venue, such as a bar, then the rules can be relaxed a bit. Of course, you run the risk of drunk jocks taking a swing, but no solution is perfect. If you go running about in a public park with your bra hanging out, you can expect negative reactions and consequences.

See, what we all know is that some men accidentally get caught in lingerie, and others get off on being caught in lingerie. If you're in the second camp and you essentially non consensually rope the general public into your torrid little fantasy, then that's not okay. People don't like to be used that way, especially by strangers and that's what you're doing, using other people without their prior knowledge and consent to give yourself a rush.

Show consideration to those around you, and you will receive consideration from them in kind.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • profile image

      Dick 

      8 years ago

      I have been wearing lingerie for over 50 years becauseI like the way nylon feels on my skin. Ilove wearing nighties to bed and I wear my nightie out to get the paper in the morning. The people driving by don't know me from Adams house cat and if they have a problem with it, they will have to deal with it. I think men should be allowed to show a little lace without causing an international crisis. There are a lot of men who wear lingerie who are neither gay nor weird. and we should be able to go out in public and not have to worry about whether the lace on our slip or camisole might ride up over the front of our shirt.

    • profile image

      rd 

      8 years ago

      All people should be allowed to wear whatever they want. However, there is such a thing as morality and public decency. To elaborate on what Hope is saying is to simply use some sense in your wardrobe. Otherwise, we're gonna have a bunch of guys AND GIRLS running around with their painties and pointed bras on the outside of their clothing like a younger Madonna on stage. Although that was entertaining in that venue, I don't want to see it at the supermarket any more than I want to see teenagers walking around with their pants hanging off their hips and boxers pulled up around their waist. It's just tacky!

    • profile image

      iwhcpanties 

      8 years ago

      I say just do it but be very tasteful, not gross with it.

    • profile image

      likewhatiam 

      8 years ago

      Tammy I like your thiking but I don't think this will happen any time soon as there are too many neandethals out ther that think if you wear womans clothing of any sort you are automatically gay or need to see a psychiatrist.

    • profile image

      Tammy 

      8 years ago

      Hello i am a man and like to wear lingerie and do not see anything wrong with it. It upsets me when i can not wear it openly what is wrong with women today they wear all mens clothes and cry halt when men wear some of their type.On the other side we have the trouble makers who take it upon themselves to beat us up for doing so what gives them the right to do that.Men should be allowed to wear all womens clothes openly and all the time when that day comes life will be a lot better for all.Men should take the lead just as women did years ago by wearing clothes belonging to men. Now its up to us Men

    • profile image

      Wren  

      9 years ago

      Right on!

    • Hope Alexander profile imageAUTHOR

      Hope Alexander 

      9 years ago

      Quite, :) (You deviant :D)

    • profile image

      Cantsay 

      9 years ago

      Absolutely! :) Don't be silly, be subtle :P

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)