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“Rent a Husband” in Moscow

The city will begin offering “husband” services to its residents.

Photo by Flickr user JD Hancock.

The city of Moscow will soon be launching a “Rent-a-Husband” program, available to its residents as a public service. Taking a cue from private companies that already provide these kinds of services to Russian consumers, the administration’s Rent-a-Husband plan will loan out “husbands” for tasks traditionally carried by men to paying customers. Need a leaky pipe plugged up? Have a broken window that needs to be replaced? These husbands will not only fix things around your house but also perform uncompromising binary expressions of gender and masculinity!

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