Dorian Electra tackles toxic masculinity in Man To Man music video

Julian Buchan

Dorian Electra continues to challenge gender stereotypes on new single Man To Man.

The pop star transforms into a matador, a gladiator, a knight in shining armour and a boxer in the electrifying video for the track, which invites viewers to question their ideas of masculinity, and what it means to be a man.

“Are you man enough to soften up, are you tough enough to open up?” they question on the 80s-inspired song.

Co-directed by Dorian themselves alongside frequent collaborator Weston Allen, the highly-stylised, fashion-forward clip culminates in a tender kiss between the two rival boxers, redefining masculinity for a modern age.

“This video has also been really interesting for me, personally, as an opportunity to explore and express my own fluid gender identity,” Dorian explained.

“I wanted to create a world where it was very clear that I was a ‘man’ kissing another ‘man,’ with all the connotations that has.

“In addition to all the heady, intellectual stuff, I just really wanted to do a video so I could have an excuse to play dress up in all of these looks that made me feel sexy and powerful.”

Watch the video for Man To Man below.

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