Go Back   This Blue Marble, a Global Current Events Discussion Forum > Main Floor > News > Outside the Box

Outside the Box Not necessarily the news, anything oddball fits in here.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 03-19-2017, 04:44 AM   #1
Toner
Hero of Canton
 
Toner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 4,902
Blog Entries: 5
Thanks: 181
Thanked 1,950 Times in 866 Posts
Default Outrage over Wonder Woman's shaved armpits



When we look back at the great social justice struggles of 2017, surely, neigh certainly, the cause of putting armpit hair on fictional women will top the list.

This week, Warner Bros. released the new trailer for Wonder Woman, and most problematically, the Amazonian warrior princess played by Gal Gadot did not have any armpit hair.

Twitter exploded at the revelation, claiming women of the fictional matriarchy Themyscira would probably not shave their armpits. Some speculated that Gadot’s armpits were photoshopped to show a sheen, immaculate visage, unattainable by real women.

Many woke, intersectional journalists were also angered by the lack of gross armpit hair.

“Is this seriously still happening in 2017,” cried Slate.

“Do better!” crowed the Revelist.

Refinery29 even opined for a day when Wonder Woman could “prove that women—even those who are superheroes—don’t have to cater to beauty standards that are meant to make them more attractive to men.”

Wonder Woman has never had armpit hair in the comics or on screen. The new film is also set during World War 1, around the same time women began shaving their pits.

Gadot herself has yet to address the growing #Armpitgate scandal, instead choosing to tweet about non-armpit related issues. Do better, Gal!

https://heatst.com/entertainment/peo...o-armpit-hair/
__________________
Toner's Smilies - pixels for all occasions... ツ

Adopted internet dad of CanadaSue and Key
Toner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2017, 05:58 AM   #2
Ross
Lifetime Member
 
Ross's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Melbourne Australia
Posts: 14,249
Thanks: 5,231
Thanked 5,481 Times in 2,485 Posts
OMG! Wonder Woman is actually an oppressed female , who knew .

..
__________________
All paper is a short position on gold . “Gold is money. Everything else is credit.”

“If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don’t believe in it at all.” ( Noam Chomsky )

‘you can judge a man’s spirit by the amount of truth he can tolerate.’ .... Nietzsche
Ross is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2017, 06:58 AM   #3
Oric
El Turco
 
Oric's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Posts: 8,042
Thanks: 728
Thanked 2,023 Times in 906 Posts
No Wonder, Woman
Oric is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2017, 07:29 AM   #4
Oric
El Turco
 
Oric's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Posts: 8,042
Thanks: 728
Thanked 2,023 Times in 906 Posts
I fail to see the joke but it is enlightening
Oric is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2017, 07:30 AM   #5
Ross
Lifetime Member
 
Ross's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Melbourne Australia
Posts: 14,249
Thanks: 5,231
Thanked 5,481 Times in 2,485 Posts
Sorry Oric , I deleted .

Agreed , not particularly funny .

..
__________________
All paper is a short position on gold . “Gold is money. Everything else is credit.”

“If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don’t believe in it at all.” ( Noam Chomsky )

‘you can judge a man’s spirit by the amount of truth he can tolerate.’ .... Nietzsche
Ross is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2017, 08:19 AM   #6
Oric
El Turco
 
Oric's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Posts: 8,042
Thanks: 728
Thanked 2,023 Times in 906 Posts
Well I learned about a Syrian Heroness, than you
Oric is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2017, 10:25 AM   #7
oldasrocks
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 1,071
Thanks: 36
Thanked 265 Times in 170 Posts
Maybe she shaved for flea control?
oldasrocks is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to oldasrocks For This Useful Post:
Wojapi (03-19-2017)
Old 03-19-2017, 02:31 PM   #8
rb.
Climate Change is FAKE NEWS
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 14,323
Thanks: 2,635
Thanked 3,852 Times in 1,821 Posts
The fact that hair/no hair is even an issue makes me fear for the human race. It's not like there aren't other issues in the world to deal with.
__________________
Unbelievably, Trudeau 2.0 is far, far worse than Trudeau 1.0
rb. is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following 5 Users Say Thank You to rb. For This Useful Post:
Feather (03-19-2017), NowVoyager (03-19-2017), proteus (03-20-2017), rryan (03-20-2017), spinnerholic (03-20-2017)
Old 03-19-2017, 02:35 PM   #9
Sysiphus
Senior Level 6
 
Sysiphus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Seattle
Posts: 8,310
Thanks: 598
Thanked 1,616 Times in 948 Posts
Because nothing says equal rights or freedom over your own body like being told you can't shave your armpits, even if you want to. Yet more hypocrisy from the moonbats.
__________________
Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?
Sysiphus is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 5 Users Say Thank You to Sysiphus For This Useful Post:
AndreaCA (03-19-2017), Feather (03-19-2017), flourbug (03-20-2017), NowVoyager (03-19-2017), rryan (03-20-2017)
Old 03-19-2017, 03:02 PM   #10
Pablo Escobar
Senior Level 1
 
Pablo Escobar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 1,836
Thanks: 46
Thanked 254 Times in 139 Posts
Easily fixable with an armpit merkin

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merkin
Pablo Escobar is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Pablo Escobar For This Useful Post:
AndreaCA (03-19-2017), Feather (03-19-2017), Ter (03-19-2017)
Old 03-19-2017, 03:16 PM   #11
AndreaCA
one of those hopelessly disorganized people
 
AndreaCA's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Central California
Posts: 3,822
Thanks: 8,664
Thanked 3,039 Times in 1,368 Posts
Okay, I can actually claim to have learned something today!
__________________
"You can solve all the world's problems in a garden." Geoff Lawton
AndreaCA is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to AndreaCA For This Useful Post:
Feather (03-19-2017)
Old 03-20-2017, 06:09 AM   #12
Ross
Lifetime Member
 
Ross's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Melbourne Australia
Posts: 14,249
Thanks: 5,231
Thanked 5,481 Times in 2,485 Posts
Much of what passes for feminism is not really about men .
Instead it is about some women attempting to control and
oppress other women .

It also seems to me that more often than not it amounts to
oppression of attractive females by the less attractive .

..
__________________
All paper is a short position on gold . “Gold is money. Everything else is credit.”

“If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don’t believe in it at all.” ( Noam Chomsky )

‘you can judge a man’s spirit by the amount of truth he can tolerate.’ .... Nietzsche

Last edited by Ross; 03-20-2017 at 06:46 AM.
Ross is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Ross For This Useful Post:
rb. (03-20-2017)
Old 03-20-2017, 08:20 AM   #13
lisa
Senior Level 1
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Posts: 1,898
Thanks: 1,059
Thanked 1,314 Times in 500 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ross View Post
Much of what passes for feminism is not really about men .
Instead it is about some women attempting to control and
oppress other women .

It also seems to me that more often than not it amounts to
oppression of attractive females by the less attractive .

..
I agree! There is nothing remotely comfortable or desired by me in hairy armpits. (I may let the legs go on occasion but the arm pits..never!)
lisa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-20-2017, 09:49 AM   #14
Fartacus
Go Cubs Go!
 
Fartacus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 8,512
Thanks: 887
Thanked 3,290 Times in 1,439 Posts
__________________
"Assume the position." Greg Niedermeyer

The Dude abides. I don't know about you but I take comfort in that. It's good knowin' he's out there. The Dude. Takin' 'er easy for all us sinners.
Fartacus is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
armpits, outrage, shaved, woman

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:50 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright © Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.