A Brooklyn movie theater caused a stir online yesterday when they announced they were going to be doing special Wonder Woman screenings just for women and female-identifying folks.
— Alamo Drafthouse NYC (@AlamoNYC) May 25, 2017
Is the news that femme fans of super hero comics and movies have waited a long time for this shocking? No. Is it surprising that they might want to experience it together in a group with other women who’ve waited a long time? No. Is it that strange that a theater is trying to help women and girls feel more included in a subculture that is so notoriously exclusionary we have a sister site dedicated to doing the same thing? No. Is the theater banning men from every showing? No. Somehow, still, the outcry against the Alamo Drafthouse persisted.
— Mark Dice (@MarkDice) May 26, 2017
— Karakara 🐪🦈🐫 (@CuboneBoneClub) May 25, 2017
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— Starius ✘ (@Starius) May 26, 2017
Alamo responded today…
— Alamo Drafthouse NYC (@AlamoNYC) May 26, 2017
…by becoming the very definition of “unbothered” and adding another women-only showing. It’s for Thursday, June 8, and it isn’t sold out yet, unlike the other two.
Oh, and if you’re in Austin, they’re doing the same thing:
— Alamo Drafthouse ATX (@drafthouse) May 25, 2017
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