It seems to be somewhat of an epidemic: Companies issuing press releases to celebrate their defiance of federal civil rights laws. The latest is the Alamo Drafthouse, which announced Wonder Woman screenings for women only. Let’s celebrate womanhood! Or, Girl Power!
“Apologies, gentlemen, but we’re embracing our girl power and saying ‘No Guys Allowed’ for one special night at the Alamo Ritz… And when we say ‘People Who Identify As Women Only,’ we mean it. Everyone working at this screening — venue staff, projectionist, and culinary team — will be female.”
Sigh. Ladies (and gentlemen), you can’t do this. You may think it’s not a big deal, but it is a big deal. Just think if you changed the situation: “Apologies ladies, but we’re embracing our guy power and saying ‘No Girls Allowed.'” You’d freak.
To keep reading, click here: This Movie Theater Wants to Celebrate Women by Violating State and Federal Law.