Posts Tagged Avengers

snl-black-widow

SNL and Scarlett Johanson parody Marvel’s sexism with Black Widow rom-com

Warning: This post contains spoilers for Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Sexism within the superhero movie genre, and particularly when it comes to Black Widow (played by Scarlett Johanson) is a welldocumented phenomenon.

Warning: This post contains spoilers for Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Sexism within the superhero movie genre, and particularly when it comes to Black Widow (played by Scarlett Johanson) is a welldocumented phenomenon.

Tony Stark tries to lift Thor's hammer in Avengers: Age of Ultron

Let’s talk about Age of Ultron‘s rape joke

Avengers: Age of Ultron opens today in the US; it’s already been released in a number of other countries. The movie’s posed to smash a ton of box office records – it’s going to be seen by an absurd number of people, more than your typical Big Pop Culture Thing. So as feminists we should probably talk about the movie’s rape joke.

Avengers: Age of Ultron opens today in the US; it’s already been released in a number of other countries. The movie’s posed to smash a ton of box office records – it’s going to be seen by ...

"I need a hero" t-shirt

Who approved these ridiculously sexist “Avengers” T-shirts?

Welp, sexist advertising doesn’t get much more blatant this.

Here’s Marvel’s Avengers T-shirt for boys:

And for girls:

Update: Sign the petition to say we’re #notbuying it.

Related: What if dude superheroes posed like lady superheroes?

Welp, sexist advertising doesn’t get much more blatant this.

Here’s Marvel’s Avengers T-shirt for boys:

And for girls:

Update: Sign the petition to say we’re #notbuying it.

Related: What if dude superheroes posed ...