Aesthetics, muscle, health and masculinity are all so closely related to one another that how we train and eat can roll over into than it actually does.
A new study just published at the University of Notre Dame found that the whole successful but otherwise unattractive guy marrying a beautiful woman stereotype is pretty much just a myth.
In 2009, Pakistan became one of the first countries in the world to legally recognise a third gender, allowing those identifying as neither male nor female to obtain national identity documents.
Beyond her beauty, though, she's also an international pop-star powerhouse and one of the bestselling artists of all time, with "Hips Don't Lie" becoming the bestselling single of the century in 2006, reaching number one in 55 countries.
He has to get all of his clothing not just tailored but completely custom made to accommodate his cartooned musculature.
Combine that with his deep booming voice and the overall effect is pretty wild—when he speaks the room falls silent, when he walks down the sidewalk guys give him a wide berth, and when he asks you for something you hurriedly splurt out a yes, often before he finishes his sentence.
"On one side, you have the Supreme Court rulings where transgenders are to get passports and CNICS, and on the other hand, police stations don't even have a special help desk for them," Rana Asif Habib, president of the Initiator Human Development Foundation (IHDF), told Al Jazeera.
"Most transgenders can't even file police reports because they don't have identification, and when they go to police stations they are teased ridiculed." In June, the country issued its first third-gender passport to a transgender activist from the northern city of Peshawar.
It also gives us the physical power that is sometimes needed to stand up for our beliefs.
READ MORE: India LGBT group parades for their rights "And as anyone who is being forced to do something, she [Sharmeeli] retaliated and was shot for it," she said, adding that most likely the assailants were from "important families".
"It's time a lesson is learnt, people from big families can't just get away with everything.
An earlier version of this article incorrectly attributed the estimate of Pakistan having 150,000 transgender citizens as being made in the 2017 census.
That figure is from a 2015 government health ministry estimate. He said passengers in a 4WD vehicle first harassed the group by throwing rotten eggs at them and then opened fire, resulting in the death of Chanda Sharmeeli.