LGBT in Kids Cartoons?I had an interesting twitter discussion this morning. Last night I simply asked if there had been any specific character in all of Avatar: The Last Airbender which was anything but heterosexual. The closest I got was a joking “cabbage-sexual,” but this morning I also got some really negative responses too.More Like This
It's a kids show in America. You're not the target audience. Most kids don't give two hoots about that stuff.
I'm opposed to the idea of forcing ideals on children and demanding things change unnecessarily to suit peoples own agendas.
Neither of us, I assume, had cartoons or games with gays as kids. Neither of us are homophobic. So WHY do kids NOW need it?
God damn it, kids don't need to know, or give a shit, about fucking gay rights. Their parents can tell them if they care.
It's a retarded question. It's a god damn kids show.
That raised a lot of questions for me. Such as... why is it wrong to have LGBT representation in a kids cartoon? I’m not
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Warrior Women Were Common Among the VikingsYou have probably heard of Viking Shieldmaidens, especially if you watch the TV show, Vikings. You may have also been aware that many historians have been skeptical that Shieldmaidens were very common or that they even existed at all. After all, all of the Viking warrior burials were men, right?More Like This
Not so. It just so happens that archaeologists had been merely assuming that all graves that contained weapons were men. But according to a new study from the University of Western Australia, which actually looked at the chemical composition of the bones, many of the sword-wielding Vikings were women.
Many, many of them. In the Viking horde that invaded England in the Ninth Century, anywhere from one third to one half of them appear to have been women.
Read more here: http://content.usatoday.com/communities/sciencefair/post/2011/07/invasion-of-the-viking-women-unearthed/1?csp=34tech