After over 1,000 #NotBuyingIt tweets and nearly 8,000 signatures on our petition, the Disney Store has quietly removed the women’s “I Need a Hero” Avengers t-shirt from their website.
Though they continue to sell the “Be a Hero” t-shirt only for boys (and a “I Only Kiss Heroes” t-shirt just for women) the removal of one t-shirt is significant in that it shows our voices are being heard. And that when we come together to talk back to sexist media we have tremendous power to influence change.
(Full story: http://www.missrepresentation.org/?p=12632)
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