"Of course there aren’t any gay characters in animated movies! THEY’RE FOR KIDS!"
Yeah! Kids’ movies are supposed to be innoc-
Because telling kids that they can love whoever they want is TOO TERRIFYING AND CONFUSING. But showing them murder, execution, death, frightening images, war, and bullying is just fine.
Not to mention 101 Dalmatians where a crazy woman wanted to SKIN 99 PUPPIES
*nearby lesbian laughter*
*muffled asexual snickering*
*conflicted pansexual noises*
*moderately panicked bisexual muttering*
HETEROSEXUAL SCREAMING IN ANGUISH
Laughter from anyone who realises condoms are not the only form of birth control.
Louder laughter from those that remember that STDs and STIs are an actual thing that happen whether one is on the pill or not.Laughter stops as people remember that STDs and STIs are an actual thing that happen whether one is on the pill or not.
Literally everyone, regardless of orientation, mutters awkwardly and shuffles away as they remember that STDs and STIs are an actual thing that can happen to anyone who is sexually active, and not just heterosexual people.
*asexual snickering increases in volume*
McDonald’s worker arrested after telling company president she can’t afford shoes.
"A woman who has been employed by the McDonald’s Corporation for over 10 years says she was arrested last week after she confronted the company president at a meeting and told him she couldn’t afford to buy shoes or food for her children.
Nancy Salgado, 26, told The Real News that she felt like she had to speak out during McDonald’s USA President Jeff Stratton’s speech at the Union League Club of Chicago on Friday for the sake of her children.
“It’s really hard for me to feed my two kids and struggle day to day,” she shouted as Stratton was speaking. “Do you think this is fair, that I have to be making $8.25 when I’ve worked for McDonald’s for ten years?”
“I’ve been there for forty years,” Stratton replied from the podium.
“The thing is that I need a raise. But you’re not helping your employees. How is this possible?” Salgado asked.
At that point, someone approached Salgado and informed her that she was going to be arrested.
She later recalled the encounter to The Real News’ Jessica Desvarieux.
“The strength was very powerful, like, just remembering the face of my kids, like I say, you know, just simple things like I can’t provide a pair of shoes like everybody else does, sometimes every month, or anything like that,” she said. “And he needs to know we are what all the employees at McDonald’s are going through. We’re struggling day to day to provide our needs in our houses, things for our kids. And it’s just–it gets harder and harder with just the poverty wage they have us living in.”
“They just told me, you know, well, you’re being under arrest because you just interrupted, you trespassed the property. You’re just going to go to jail,” Salgado added. “And what I remember just telling them, ‘well, like, so, because I have to speak out my mind and I had to tell the president the poverty wage I’m living in, that’s just against the law?’ You know, just be able to speak up your mind and say, you know what, I can’t survive with $8.25? It’s just — it’s ridiculous that I’m going to get arrested. You know.”
Salgado, who is still working at McDonald’s, said she had her hours cut following the arrest and feared further retaliation.
“The CEOs make millions and billions a year and why can’t they provide enough for their employees?” she wondered.”
I think that this is beyond awful for many reasons. People can’t afford to live off of the wages that they are given currently, and can’t even speak out against it. I know tumblr is great for spreading important news like this, so please help me get the word out to support this woman.
Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
:/ so Superman gets an updated version of his original costume but wonder woman gets some sexualised leather get up?! OK can Superman Vs Batman get any lamer? Maybe I’m on my own here but I really don’t like this outfit at all.
DC really need to step it up if they are gonna compete with Marvel Cinematic tbh.
I have to agree. The model(actress?) looks amazing but DC need to step up their game. I mean I’m pretty sure Marvel is currently top dog in the movie department. I’m not sure about the comics because I don’t follow them.
But seriously DC… You can not overly sexualize a woman and still have fans… Look at black widow, Maria hill, Melinda may.
They don’t run around in skimpy little things.
I don’t read anything from DC tbh I looked but there aren’t many female lead titles in there that I could see. Marvel have Black Widow, Elektra, Storm, Ms. Marvel, Captain Marvel and She-Hulk this year alone not to mention a plethora of strong and interesting female characters in other books.
They really take their female audience seriously and are trying to tackle the issue of representation across the board but DC leave a lot to be desired. The best comic book producer next to Marvel has to be Image comics at the moment.
I just…she looks like she stepped out of a BDSM movie. Given the fact that they refuse to make a Wonder Woman movie because they feel people wouldn’t get it? You had a fricking TV show for gods sake so why the hell can’t you make a movie?! Worst excuse ever by the way, they’ve now seemingly reduced her to a side character and turned her into an object for fan boys to drool over. Not cool DC :/
"I don’t read anything from DC tbh but that’s cool lemme just comment on it anyway"
From what you listed, Marvel has six solo titles led by a woman now. I’m going to include X-Men which is an all-ladies team. So that makes seven.
As of now, DC has Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Batwoman, Harley Quinn, Catwoman, World’s Finest. (not counting Birds of Prey and Pandora since those are slated to be canceled, and the BoP relaunch is still a rumor at this point). That makes six, which is one less than Marvel. One less. DC is also going to digitally release Sensation Comics which is led by WW, though I’m optimistic that it could go on to print seeing as that’s what happened to Smallville S11.
(I will definitely criticize, however, that DC has zero WoC leading any titles after Katana and Voodoo got the boot, and that Batgirl erased a disabled character.)
Seeing as you don’t read DC, how on earth would you know about the female characters in the supporting casts of the other books?
In Aquaman, we have Mera and Tula, the former who is the queen of Atlantis and had her very own arc that she handled while Aquaman had other things to settle. Aquaman and the Others have two WoC, one of whom is a canon queer lady. Batgirl has a bisexual trans WoC as a supporting character. Batman Beyond Universe introduced a black female Flash Danica Williams, alongside Big Barda and Aquagirl. Grayson has a recently racebent Helena Bertinelli. Earth-2 has a brown woman as Aquawoman, Queen of Atlantis, and an Afro-Latina as Hawkgirl. Batman Eternal has Bluebird, Spoiler and Catwoman. The Lantern books still have Yrra Cynril, Carol Ferris, and Soranik Natu having prominent roles in current arcs. The Flash has Iris West (fun fact, she’s racebent in the upcoming Flash tv series). Justice League United has Supergirl, Stargirl, the new Cree heroine Equinox, and racebent Alanna Strange. Zatanna is leader of Justice League Dark. Did you consider them?
So. Let’s go back to WW’s outfit.
"Superman gets an updated version of his original costume but wonder woman gets some sexualised leather get up"
Like…the most prominent change of Superman’s “updated” look is the removal of the red underwear. The most prominent change for Wondy is probably no star-spangled bottom. Wonder Woman has had this look since the Bronze Age, and in Lynda Carter’s days as well. This Wondy’s get up appears to have tie ins to ancient Greek soldiers’ uniforms.
Know what was one of the materials Greek soldiers used? Leather. Amazing.
True, I would’ve definitely given her straps to hold up the bustier and ditched the wedge boots. Those details aside, she doesn’t look too far off from her Greek influence.
If you want to talk about sexualized, I would pick how Wondy is posed here over Black Widow any day. Which is even more glaring when you have her with the other dudes. Here’s something: You can be fully-covered and still be sexualized.
And since we’re on the topic of Black Widow…
Given the fact that Marvel Studios refuse to do something about a Black Widow movie that is still in development hell (if ever confirmed) and because they want to ~do their own thing and carry out the vision they have~ that apparently includes two other white dudes and sequels to other dude movies? You had fricking three other movies (soon to be four with AoU) with her for gods sake so why the hell can’t you make a solo movie?! Worst excuse ever by the way, they’ve now seemingly contented to have her as a ~supporting character~. And if not Black Widow, how about other heroines? There are many people who know jack shit about Ant-Man and Stephen Strange and yet you’re keen on their movies. Not cool Marvel.
^ Those words sound familiar?
I think my favorite thing about Avengers: Age of Ultron will be watching Jeremy Renner play Hawkeye and actually get to be Hawkeye.
Not mind-controlled Hawkeye.
Not one scene and no credit Hawkeye.
Agent Clint Barton, codename Hawkeye, one-half of Strike Team Delta.
Let’s face it: we as the fans might be angry forever at the shafting of Hawkeye in the first Avengers movie by Whedon, but we’ll never be as salty as Renner himself is about it.
Side note: These don’t have motors. They’re completely momentum/wind-powered and literally just wander around beaches unsupervised like giant abstract monsters.
these are both amazing and COMPLETELY TERRIFYING
i’m unreasonably freaked out and disturbed by these
and then you put one onto a scottish beach and it runs so fast it takes off into orbit and is never seen again
i would shit a fucking brick
Howls moving castle
I still want to bulk buy these and adonize batch pink.
And it would still get stuck in my hair…
now THIS is what I’m fucking talking about
EDIT: IT FUNCTIONS AS A FUCKING ORANGE PEELER, AND EVEN A LAMP IF YOU HAVE A STRING AND SOME OIL. SERIOUSLY???
JUST IN CASE YOU APPARENTLY NEED AN EMERGENCY ONE FOR RELIGIOUS SERVICES?