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Things We Saw Today: The Updated Pirates of the Caribbean Ride’s Redhead Is Here, and She’s Spectacular

We previously reported that the Disney "Pirates of the Caribbean" ride was getting a much-needed update: the "Auction" part where chained women were available to the highest bidder was getting scrapped. Even better, the standout redhead of the scene would become a pirate herself. Now she's arrived at Disneyland Paris.

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Mario Kart Makeover to Turn Target Into a Lawless Racetrack

All I can tell you is that if I were still in high school I would walk straight to the Target Greatland at our local town center, grab myself a Princess Peach cart, and start jousting with my friends in the aisles.

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#AnywhereButTarget Boycott Re-Ignited to Protest Target’s Trans-Friendly Bathroom Policies

Some folks just need to reiterate just how ignorant their opinions are, I guess.

Conservatives have re-ignited a boycott targeting, uh, Target, in an effort to protest Target's stance on the "bathroom debate."

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Target Is Spending $20 Million on Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

Spokeswoman Katie Boylan says, "At the end of the day, Target is all about inclusion. We want everyone to feel comfortable in our stores."

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Things We Saw Today: Target Adds Gender-Neutral Decor for Kids

Last August, Target made their toy sections gender-neutral, and now that inclusiveness is spreading to the decor aisle as well!

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Target Called Out for Decidedly Dildo-Like Captain Phasma and Kylo Ren Star Wars Toys

Don't get cocky.

Target shopper Joni Jones called the store out last week for selling some, uh, adult-looking Force Awakens merchandise in the children's aisle.

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Target Acknowledges Captain Phasma; Steps Away From the Dark Side

Well, it seems like someone at was listening!

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Is Being Sexist, or Ignorant About Star Wars: The Force Awakens, or Both?

It's just....I can't....just look at the above tweet.

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Target’s Inclusive Halloween Ad Earns Praise From Disability Advocates

Target's latest advertising spread for their Halloween costume selection inspired a heartwarming response from Jen Spickenagel Kroll, a mother of a disabled child.

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Target’s Star Wars Boys’ T-Shirt Replaces Leia With Luke For No Reason

We all remember this scene from A New Hope in which Vader wags his finger at Princess Leia. So it's pretty disappointing to see Target selling a version of this shirt for boys featuring Luke photoshopped into Leia's place.

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Witness the Power of Gender-Neutral Toys In Awesome Star Wars Target Ad

The branding is strong with this one.

Target recently announced gender-neutral toy aisles, and now they're making me cry onto my keyboard with an ad celebrating Star Wars fans of all genders across generations.

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Adventures in Gender Confusion at Target Facebook Album Shows Us the Most Awesome Family in America

Well, one of them, anyway.

We were thrilled when Target decided to make toy aisles and children's sections gender-neutral. But change takes some getting used to, and one family in Kalamazoo, MI hilariously depicted the "confusion" they went through in an awesome photo shoot at a recent trip to Target.

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Target Really Trolls Their Haters in Support of Rogue Customer Service Poser

Wow. Tell us how you really feel, Target.

Trolling is pretty much the worst thing, except when its powers are used for good—and Target has just executed possibly the most perfect example of that fact yet.

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Internet Volunteer Responds To Target Gender Neutrality Backlash Posed As Target

"We apologize for nothing. NOTHING."

Not everyone was as thrilled as we were when Target announced that their toy and children's aisle would be gender-neutral, and many dissatisfied customers took to Facebook to let Target know how they are destroying America and whatnot.

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Target Introduces Gender-Neutral Toy Aisles and Children’s Sections


Their unnecessarily gendered toy signs caused Target to face a lot of backlash over social media earlier this year. Good news: Target listened to the critiques and is now implementing gender neutral signage in toy aisle, kids bedding, and children's books!

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Over 50,000 People Want Target Australia To Stop Selling the Bible, Which They Don’t Actually Sell

Jesus wept.

Oh well, let he who is without sin sign the first petition, am I right?

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Australian Gamers Challenge Target’s GTAV Removal By Launching Ridiculous Counter-Protests


Remember a few days ago when Target Australia announced it would no longer be stocking Grand Theft Auto V on its shelves? Now there are several new petitions, presumably from people who are angry with the original decision, advocating that Target get rid of other things, too—like its name and logo, for example, which "encourage people to aim at and shoot things." Can't make this stuff up, folks.

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Sex Workers Petition to Pull GTAV From Shelves, Target Australia Agrees

At the behest of a petition that condemns the 2013 game Grand Theft Auto V for promoting violence against women, Target Australia has announced that they will be pulling all copies of the game from their shelves.

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Comic Book Illustrator Cat Staggs And Wife Amanda Deibert Star In Cute-As-A-Button Target Ad

Ladies make comics. They also make adorable commercials.

Cat Staggs (artist for DC, Marvel, and other sundry comics publishers) and her wife Amanda Deibert, writer of comics, comedy and television, are having a baby! Apparently Target was pretty excited about that too, and the results are so cute your eyes might bleed. When Baby Staggs gets to space, maybe they can bring us with them?

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The Little System That Could: OUYA Now Available in Stores

It's a gaming console that costs less than $100. Heck. Buy two.

If you weren't one of the 63,416 people who contributed to the OUYA console's mega-successful $8.6 million dollar Kickstarter campaign then you've had to wait for the little system that could to finally hit store shelves. Today is that day, frugal gamers! The OUYA is now available at Target, GameStop, and Best Buy if you absolutely must rush out to buy it now. If you can't find it in stores, or if you don't mind waiting for it to ship you can also order it on Amazon.

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