Since 2003 every November is “Movember”, where Mo Bros (and hirsute Mo Sistas) are called upon to grow their facial hair to raise awareness for men’s health issues. The Movember Foundation has to date raised over 559 million dollars and funded over 770 men’s health projects around the globe. If you’d like to get involved it’s not too late! Visit us.movember.com for details on how to participate.
We’re doing our part hear at TheBacklot with a collection of animated gifs courtesy of graphic artist Andy Swist… some of your favorite TV characters are sprouting dandy whiskers and sharing some important facts about men’s health. Want to see what a particular character looks like with a ’stache? Just mouseover their pic!
American Horror Story: Freak Show ringleader Elsa Mars takes men’s health seriously!
Oliver Queen recommends at least 20-30 minutes of moderate physical activity 2-3 times a week.
Faking It’s Shane & Liam advise you to check your testicles monthly!
The Flash has a quick fact: 12.1% of U.S. adult men are in fair or poor health.
Kurt Hummel is concerned about men not openly discussing their health and how they’re feeling.
Groot says men are 24 percent less likely than women to have visited a doctor within the past year.
The Golden Girls note that the average life expectancy of U.S. males is almost 5 years less than women.
Olivia Pope thinks it’s a scandal that 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime.