Judging from tumblr, Lokifeelz are running high today. A lot of you
who weren’t happy with his last couple of movies are going through the
same ordeal I and others went through after TDW and I feel for you so
I need to reiterate that, as many of you have noted, Marvel doesn’t
care about us. They’re making enough money without giving us what we
want or deserve, and they hate women. Most of the old men who own
movie studios and comics publishers and so on do.
If we want quality content, we’re going to have to make it for
ourselves. Luckily, in the age of the internet and computers, that
isn’t too terribly difficult. We can make our own web series, or
podcast, or low-budget movie, or comic book, or just write a damn
series of novels. There is an incredible wealth of talent here in
fandom, almost all of it female, and we can overwhelm the world with
Why do you think “mainstream” culture keeps sneering at fanfiction and
Mary Sue and so on? Why do stupid glossy magazines talk about
second-rate talents like Joss Whedon and abysmal talentless twits like
Taika Waititi as if their ability to write stories and direct movies
was a superpower on the order of flying or teleporting? As if
creativity were an incredibly rare quality instead of the human
default? It’s gatekeeping. There’s money to be made.
Those nasty old white men who own the system aren’t going to give us
what we want if they don’t have to. We’ll have to make it ourselves.
So my sisters, I urge you, CREATE. It’s the only effective way we can
And link me when you do.