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Transvestite Superhero Cartoon to Debut on Children’s Network The Hub
Newsbusters.org ^ | 5-29-2013 | Randy Hall

Posted on 05/29/2013 1:05:08 PM PDT by servo1969

Just when you thought you'd seen it all, along comes an announcement from The Hub, a low-rated cable TV channel that is attempting to increase its audience of children between 2 years old and age 11 by airing a cartoon featuring a boy who gains super powers by wearing a special ring -- and dressing as a girl.

Set to debut on Saturday at 12:30 p.m., the gender-bending program stars twelve-year-old Guy Hamdon, “an extreme dude who inherits the power ring of his deceased aunt -- the amazing FEMALE superhero SheZow! The ring gives him villain-battling super powers, but was meant to be worn by a girl, and the result is absolutely she-larious!”

SheZow

The 26-episode Australian-Canadian animated series begins with the death of the boy's Aunt Agne, who was the previous SheZow. The ring was meant for Guy's twin sister, Kelly, but her brother decided to put it on himself as a joke.

Once on his finger, the ring won't come off, and since it was intended to be worn by a female, Guy must wear a large wig, a purple skirt and cape, pink gloves and white go-go boots to gain access to the many powers it bestows, including tremendous strength, speed, flight and his strongest ability, a sonic scream. (Yeah, no gender stereotypes here.)

Whenever trouble arises, the boy says the magic words “You go, girl!” to become the cross-dressing superhero and returns to his secret identity by shouting “She-yeah!”

SheZow is assisted by his best friend, Maz -- who takes on a different sidekick identity in each episode -- and Kelly, who controls the underground “She-lair” with Sheila, the supercomputer.

Young male viewers will find even more absurd the premise that the hero uses his “beautility belt,” which contains various weapons concealed inside feminine products like laser lipstick and vanishing cream.

And what superhero series would be complete without super villains to battle? SheZow has a rogue's gallery that includes Megamonkey, Coldfinger, Candy Rapper, Tattoozula and his arch-enemy, SheZap.

During an interview with Joe Flint of Los Angeles Times, Margaret Loesch, chief executive of The Hub network, stated:

When I first heard about the show, my reaction was “Are you out of your minds?” Then I looked at it, and I thought, “This is just funny.”

Airing “SheZow” is something of a gamble for the channel, which debuted in October of 2010 and has easily lost in the ratings race by drawing only 56,000 viewers a day while Nickelodeon, Disney Channel and Cartoon Network attract an average of 934,000 children.

However, executives counter that although the numbers are small, they are on the rise. Its ratings among kids 2 to 11 are up 45 percent from last year and 75 percent from its launch. The Hub is even within striking distance of Nicktoons, which averages 80,000 kids in the same age group.  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cW3FBjKt7Co

Along the way, “SheZow” has had its share of ups and downs. The series began as a “One Episode Wonder” on “Shorty McShort's Shorts” and drew such high ratings it became an animated series.

However, in order to air the series in the United States, the catch phrase had to be changed from “SheZow happens!” to “You go, girl!”

Despite the strange, bizarre premise, Loesch is maintaining a positive attitude about the series, speculating that if “SheZow” is a hit, the channel and its toy partner Hasbro can start merchandising her white go-go boots and her ring.

“We'll see, won't we?” she asked.

No, we probably won't.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2sick4words; cartoon; homosexualagenda; hub; pervertpower; perverts; transvestite
Here's the thing...

It might be just goofy and funnyif we lived back in the days of Sid Caesar. But we don't. This is not just an innocent joke. It's meant to promote to children the idea the gender is fluid and meaningless. And if it makes conservative parents squeak, all the better. That just means it's doing it's job. This cartoon will win awards, be championed by GiLBerTs, and shoved in everyone's face as often as possible.

You will see little boys pretending to be gender-bending superheros. Any boys who pick on them for doing it will be labeled bullies and sent home from school. That is the goal.

1 posted on 05/29/2013 1:05:08 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: servo1969

Parental locks will come in handy.


2 posted on 05/29/2013 1:06:45 PM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: servo1969

Child abuse. Our children are under attack and in danger.


3 posted on 05/29/2013 1:08:17 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I go to sign up for the American Revolution 2013 and the Crusades 2013?)
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To: servo1969

And the GOP needs to get rid of us far right tea party types.


4 posted on 05/29/2013 1:08:32 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: manc; max americana

Ping.


5 posted on 05/29/2013 1:10:01 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: servo1969

Going after the young minds and bodies of the youth.

The forward slogan for the Democratic leftist. They want the kids!


6 posted on 05/29/2013 1:10:13 PM PDT by Christie at the beach
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To: servo1969

“The 26-episode Australian-Canadian animated”


I knew the Canadians would be involved in this abomination somehow. Here is Servo and the gang singing the Canadian song as tribute to these barbarians:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4RHVoFpncgA


7 posted on 05/29/2013 1:18:01 PM PDT by Greetings_Puny_Humans
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To: servo1969
"A cartoon featuring a boy who gains super powers by wearing a special ring -- and dressing as a girl.

Just like real life! Where the "special powers" are affirmative action protection and enhanced penalties under "hate crimes laws"...granted just by being a boy and dressing as a girl...

8 posted on 05/29/2013 1:19:03 PM PDT by apillar
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To: Christie at the beach

There was a time when I would have considered this hilarious. But not any longer. This is not being made in a vacuum. There is an agenda here and it’s an agenda I disagree with. Society as a whole can not pretend that gender is meaningless and hope to survive.

It’s been a long time since most Americans had to face genuine evil. And so they can afford to play silly games with gender identity and other such nonsense. Our society will be ill prepared when real hardship returns.


9 posted on 05/29/2013 1:19:59 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: servo1969

It will only increase its viewership among the children of liberal parents trying to “transgenderize” or “homosexualize” their kids.


10 posted on 05/29/2013 1:24:45 PM PDT by MEGoody (You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: servo1969

Guess I’ll block the hub on my FIOS. This sickness is starting to annoy.


11 posted on 05/29/2013 1:29:24 PM PDT by TalBlack (Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: FReepers
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12 posted on 05/29/2013 1:29:38 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: servo1969

But, he looks fabulous!


13 posted on 05/29/2013 1:29:53 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Plan "B" is now Plan "A")
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To: servo1969


Never a cape, Dahlink!
14 posted on 05/29/2013 1:30:02 PM PDT by SpinnerWebb (In 2012 you will awaken from your HOPEnosis and have no recollection of this... "Constitution")
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To: servo1969

Who made it?


Obie Scott Wade
Actor, Writer, Director,
Also worked on 'Baby Looney Tunes" 2002-2005



Who bought it?


Margaret Ann Loesch, is a veteran television executive, multi-award–winning producer, who is currently the President and CEO of Discovery Communications and Hasbro Inc's joint venture television network, The Hub.

In 1971, Loesch started her entertainment career with television programming and production positions at ABC then in 1979 with NBC. She then moved in 1979 to Hanna-Barbera Productions as Vice President for Children's Programming moving up to Executive Vice President. In 1984, she joined Marvel Productions as President and Chief Executive Officer. Loesch had also ran Fox Kids from 1990 until 1997. During this time she bought the X-Men TV series (which would prove to be wildly popular) for the network. For most of 1998, Loesch was President of the Jim Henson Television Group, where she was involved in the Odyssey Channel agreement with Hallmark Entertainment and National Interfaith Cable Coalition. She then move over to Odyssey in November 1998 as president and chief executive officer. With Hallmark taking over a majority ownership in Odyssey, Loesch lead a re-branding of Odyssey to the Hallmark Channel in 1999. In 2003, Loesch and Bruce Stein formed Hatchery, a family entertainment and consumer product company. She was hired for The Hub CEO position in July 2009.
15 posted on 05/29/2013 1:35:20 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: servo1969
I'll say it before and I'll say it again.

"Gender" is a grammatical category.

"Sex" is a biological one.

The use of the word "gender" to describe the sex characteristics of human beings is a subversion of the language.

It encourages the notion that an imaginary psychological construct known as "gender" exists separately from the biological reality of sex, and that a person has a "gender" in addition to that person's sex.

Words are gendered. People are sexed.

16 posted on 05/29/2013 1:35:59 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: wideawake

You are right. Words have gender people have sex. Your sex is male or female. The sexual act is not the same as sex. An eighty year old nun has sex. She is female.


17 posted on 05/29/2013 1:42:45 PM PDT by forgotten man
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To: wideawake

Spot on.


18 posted on 05/29/2013 1:43:25 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: servo1969; GraceG
OH NO!

Is there ANYTHING these people can't corrupt!?

But What About all those times Bugs Bunny Dressed as a woman!?!?

It was played for laughs and if you remember Elmer Fudd et al, always got POD when he did that.


19 posted on 05/29/2013 1:50:11 PM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: servo1969

The enemy is inside the wire. TV is their pipeline.


20 posted on 05/29/2013 1:50:38 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: servo1969

This is where I sent my complaint last night:
http://corporate.discovery.com/contact/viewer-relations/

BTW, I think they’re much more interested in your complaints if you hit them in the pocketbook. My kids actually watch The Hub, and I threatened to cut them off cold turkey and migrate to Disney only. You can also threaten not to buy their products ... etc.


21 posted on 05/29/2013 1:54:56 PM PDT by Hetty_Fauxvert (FUBO, and the useful idiots you rode in on!)
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To: servo1969
These perverts are beyond despicable.

Their intent and goal is to indoctrinate as many young minds as possible into their sickness.

And why not? The TV stations do it ALREADY with approval of premarital sex, hatred of America, contempt for the west,and rejection of Judaeo-Christian morality.

And who is to blame?

WE ARE. Collectively we have been too passive and acceptable of this crap.

WE should be demonstrating in the streets.

As long as we will be sheep, they will be lions.

22 posted on 05/29/2013 1:59:00 PM PDT by ZULU ((See: http://gatesofvienna.net/))
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To: servo1969
Aren't they overdoing it with the pink? Not even real girls would wear that much.
If a white guy can get into massive trouble wearing blackface, how is it acceptable for a male to dress up as a exaggerated parody of a female?

23 posted on 05/29/2013 2:18:37 PM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: servo1969

No one will see this. No one. It will be canceled between commercials.


24 posted on 05/29/2013 2:33:35 PM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: servo1969

sid caesar didn’t have a hidden agenda.


25 posted on 05/29/2013 2:40:22 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: servo1969

They could have just shown Ranma 1/2. That’s a story about a boythat turns into a red-headed girl when he is splashed with cold water, and back into himself when he is splashed with hot water.

It all started when he and his father started sparring at an ancient Chinese martial arts training ground with 101 springs, each with it’s own tragic story. The one he fell into had a little red-headed girl drown in it 1500 years previous, so anyone that fell into it got the body of the little red-headed girl. (His father turned into a Panda. I’ll let you guess why.)


26 posted on 05/29/2013 2:58:30 PM PDT by Hawk1976 (It is better to die in on your feet than it is to live as on your knees.)
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To: SECURE AMERICA
Child abuse. Our children are under attack and in danger.

I wonder if I can file a complaint and say this is child abuse to my 3 year old and it not part of my culture?
27 posted on 05/29/2013 3:03:02 PM PDT by ForAmerica (Texas Conservative Christian Black Man!)
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To: servo1969
This is getting out of hand. It's a tidal wave of preservation media being shoved down our throats with coming hate speech legislation to shut us up and promote the New Castrati.
28 posted on 05/29/2013 3:23:31 PM PDT by By and By (Dime Store New Dealers are Milquetoast and Liberal)
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To: Christie at the beach

Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted.

Vladimir Lenin


29 posted on 05/29/2013 3:23:31 PM PDT by By and By (Dime Store New Dealers are Milquetoast and Liberal)
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To: servo1969; Army Air Corps

My bud here in Hollywood was one of the guys who developed GI Joe Renegades for the HUB. The head honchos there were OK. The programming department however, were all a bunch of flaming fags.


30 posted on 05/29/2013 7:50:57 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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