This just really annoyed me this morning. And it was at the top of a story about Catherine Hardwicke.
Couldn't it say say for your inner fan? Why does it have to be for fanboys only?
March 11, 2011 10:06 AMReply
People who doubt language influences thought (and sexist stereotypes) should just take a look at research. It's not recent either; we've known this since the 60s and earlier. It's really a bummer when heroes and comics, etc. are assigned only to men. I love them, and my husband doesn't. I go to those movies; he doesn't -- so is HE the fan? Hm...
March 11, 2011 3:39 AMReply
"Fanboy," "man," "mankind," "he," "him," etc... is always the default pronoun for anonymous people when mentioned in articles or research papers or essays or whatever. I hate it , it's absolutely infurating.
Great, now you've turned Elsa into Ororo Monroe (Storm) of the X-men.
Actually @CAROLINE Disney's princesses color/ethnicity reflects real life. Only 3 of 10
Oh, sorry @LET IT GO. I meant to send that to the person right above you who rightly calls
@Silly. As a biracial (Black and Indian) 12 year old I can assure you that us kids don't really
Oh, come on. I'm tired of all of this griping. Nearly 70% of the population of America is