Some Men Are Furious Over A Female-Only Wonder Woman Screening

“This is sexist towards men!”

via Twitter

Although the film industry is often seen as a liberal pillar of American culture, Hollywood has a major problem with sexism. Studies show that only 22 percent of protagonists in American films are female. So with the upcoming release of Wonder Woman, women have good reason to celebrate with a strong female lead. The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in New York City decided to commemorate the event with a women-only screening of the film, and some men are furious.

The cinema’s announcement:


“Apologies, gentlemen, but we’re embracing our girl power and saying ‘No Guys Allowed’ for one special night at the Alamo Ritz. And when we say ‘People Who Identify As Women Only,’ we mean it. Everyone working at this screening—venue staff, projectionist, and culinary team —will be female. So lasso your geeky girlfriends together and grab your tickets to this celebration of one of the most enduring and inspiring characters ever created.”

But what appeared to be a good-natured celebration of women ruffled the feathers of some men on Twitter. A group of guys who completely misunderstand gender dynamics thought the event was a form of reverse sexism.


Of course, one dude had to take it way too far. Like, way too far.


Some women thought their reaction was pretty sad.


The Alamo Draft House got the last laugh because the screening sold out in an hour.


Those who believe that holding a female-only screening of a film is sexist against men are indulging themselves in a major false equivalency. For most of human history, men excluded womem from everything from voting to owning land. Women have a long and deep history of being oppressed that men simply do not share. Therefore, saying that excluding men from an event is equal to excluding women is a major logical fallacy.

Plus, in the end, the men should be happy they were excluded from the screening. Does anyone really need to sit through another CGI-ridden superhero movie? Even if it does star a woman?

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