Lady Boi

IMG_20160120_174828477I get a type of sick satisfaction from The Yellow Mighty Morphin Power Rangers that a lot of people wont understand. Let me explain, The original Japanese team only had one female character, The Pink Ranger. Yellow one was the male character Boi. Yes, they gender bent a boy character named Boi! It’s hilarious, right?

I love the fact that this stylized toy version from the movie is very much a woman. It should be noted that Trini, the original Yellow Power Ranger, was swapped out for Aiesha by the time the first MMPR movie had come out, and that the toy to the left is from that.

I just love this geeky fact. I’m sorry! I was going through some pictures on my phone and I just had to share!

Thoughtlessly Geeky

Thoughtlessly Geeky

Harley1Harley Quinn is sexy, and sells a lot of merchandise. These facts are not subtle at all in 2016. At my new/local Think Geek, they have a standee of Harley Quinn next to some merchandise of the character. While this might be partially due to the ‘success’ of the new Suicide movie, I do want to point out that this is not that incarnation of the character. This is in fact the one that started in Batman Arkham City.

When I first saw this display, I had to make sure that it wasn’t a real doll that was dresed in her clothing that might be sold there or at Hot Topic. Why would I have to do that? Well… because she sort looks like one at certain angles!

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My feelings towards Harley are, weird. I hate her over sexualization since Batman The Animated series, however I do love how far the characters come since then in the sense that she is in a better mental state since then. I do have one gripe about her costumes, which this is much more of one than the Suicide Squad incarnation. Please, please, please! Stop putting this acrobatic character in corsets! It really is unrealistic and mean!

For more on Harley Quinn, please watch this awesome video I found from YouTuber Lockstin / Gnoggin

Happy Birthday Kittyhawk

There’s two things that make me sad. Okay, there are probably a lot more than two, but one of them is when I discover something mermaid related on a Tuesday, and the other is when I learn that it is someone’s birthday the day after it happens. Well, I believe that I still have a few hours of Kittyhawk’s birthday… it’s hard to tell though, since she lives in the future continent called Australia right now, but damn it anyways…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO KITYHAWK

sgvy-e1Kittyhawk is the creator of one of my favorite webcomics in the world, Sparkling Generation Valkyrie Yuuki, and apparently she did a webcomic before that called the Jar, which sadly the only thing I can find of it is the ability to buy it on a USB with SGVY over at her store.

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I do not know Kittyhawk well, although from the small interactions I’ve had with her while she made this mermaid fanart for me, she has seemed to be a nice, intelligent, and funny lady. Also, she draws some really sexy boys that have been turned into girls.

Anyways, Happy Birthday Kittyhawk!

TG vs TS

I try to post things on Fridays that are about women in some sort of way, or rather… I have been failing to do that for the most part. I decided to post this video I discovered today that detailed the differences between the terms Transgender vs. Transexual. I think it is informative/interesting.

Autumn Asphodel – Difference Between Transgender & Transsexual

Gender, in general, is a hot button topic, and things are well… confusing. Below is a chart that I found off of pinterest, so sadly I do not know who originally created it, that shows… I’m going to go with almost all of the differences in umm… gender? I guess?

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Like I said, life is confusing.

WTF

Whiskey-Tango-FoxtrotWTF indeed. I finally watched a movie with Tina Fey in it, and seeing as it’s Waifu Wednesday, I thought that I would talk about the movie a little bit, seeing as I am also coming off of re-watching every single episode of 30 Rock as well.

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot’s poster might make you think that it’s a comedy, especially seeing as it stars Tina Fey, the poster is brightly lit, and produced by Lorne Michaels, but it is not.

I feel like watching this movie right around July 4th was the right decision, as it takes place mostly during the war in Afghanistan. It follows Kim Barker, the real world reporter that Fey portrays in the movie, as she becomes a foreign news correspondent during the period when The United States public/media shifted their focus to the war in Iraq.

At times I was worried that I was watching Lost in Translation as WTF feels a little slow paced, but seeing as it is based on real events that Kim Barker turned into her book, The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan, that is to be expected.

I recommend watching this movie at least once. At the very least, it will remind you of the freedoms we so often take for granted, and possibly remind you of the danger that reporters put themselves in on a daily basis.

+Women in gaming.

I’ve mentioned Anita Sarkeesian a few too many times on my blog and a common opinion that she and other women have is that there are not enough positive female characters in video game. I decided to take to youtube, and find some positive gaming girls.

Asalieri2 – Female Characters in Videogames… debunking a mythAsalieri2Asalieri2

IWALVG – A Salute To Great Women In Video Games

The Tree’s Apprentice – Top 10 Favorite Female Characters in Video Games

WatchMojo.com – Top 10 Female Protagonists in Video Games

JACk’m (Yakem) Top 10 Nintendo Female Characters that broke the mold
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmIU6lo0pRU

TheZonegamer – Top 10 Sega Girls