Earlier today, The Mary Sue posted this, and since then, the Internets have been—as they are wont to become—all abuzz.
(What the link above goes to, if you’re not the clicking sort, is a post about the results of a “Superheroes You Most Want to Have Sex With” poll, complete with some super…
I’m sorry, but the satire excuse doesn’t fly. Joke or no joke there are people who believe that rape, slut-shaming, and harrassing women and gay people is acceptable; this behavior needs to be discourage. The comic book industry is infamously known for mistreating non hetero white male characters. Gunn’s “jokes” will only push that trope further. And-I pray that I’m wrong-his sexist and homophobic views could reflect on Guardians of the Galaxy movie. A person like Gunn just doesn’t belong in the progressive world, let alone writing movies for an audience that would include female and gay watchers.