Must everything under the sun be politically correct?
Did you never consider that the ladies may have suggested this? Or that they may have jumped at the chance to be photographed with some cool arms and googled over by all the he-men buying the magazine? Or who knows what reasons, other than strictly monetary?
Perhaps it was just a fun thing to do for all concerned... Nah. That could never happen... So who was exploiting whom?
Some folks just need to lighten up and have some fun!