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Can Disney Fire Gina Carano From The Mandalorian for Being Depressingly Normal?

Gian Carano's political views are upsetting and ignorant, but they are not unusual.

Actor and former MMA fighter Gina Carano has once again come under fire for her social media presence.

Previously Carano — best known for playing former resistance soldier Cara Dune in the Disney+ Star Wars series The Mandalorian — had received pushback over the summer for liking and retweeting messages attacking the Black Lives Matter protesters as violent and irrational.

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On Transgender Day of Remembrance: 5 Iconic Trans Men From History

While we memorialize victims of transphobia, we should take the time to remember the historic contributions of trans men.

Philanthropist Reed Erickson

November 20th is known as Transgender Day of Remembrance.

First marked in 1999, it's now part of Transgender Awareness Week, and an occasion to memorialize victims of transphobic violence who have died in the course of the year. Trans women of color in particular have long been disproportionately targeted by violent transphobes.

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Snoke clones? Palpatine? "The Mandalorian" | Season 2, Episode 4

Carl Weathers directs Season 2's most revealing chapter yet

Baby Yoda has a bad feeling about this

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"Chapter 12: The Siege" premiered Friday, November 20 on Disney+.

Before getting into spoilers, let's discuss the episode's set up. Din Djarin, the titular Mandalorian, and Baby Yoda are en route to the forest planet of Corvus to find Ahsoka Tano. Their ship remains badly damaged from the events of the previous two episodes, so they decide to take a detour for repairs. Okay, it's spoiler time!

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Tekashi69, AKA 6ix9ine, is one of the most controversial figures in Hip-Hop.

The Brooklyn rapper took the world by storm back in 2017 with his video "GUMMO." Everyone took notice of his rainbow hair and the mob of red bandanas that signified his gang affiliation with the Nine Trey Bloods. The video would go viral and give birth to rap's newest villain.

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What "The Great Reset" Is and Why It Should Scare You

It may not be a shadowy communist conspiracy to "destroy American capitalism," but it should still scare you.

Those familiar with The Blaze founder Glenn Beck may have understood what it meant, on Monday, when "The Great Reset" started trending on Twitter.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had said in a speech to the UN that the coronavirus pandemic "provided an opportunity for a reset." And for those in the know — or those looking for evidence of a totalitarian scheme in every instance of global cooperation — that was reason enough to start panicking.

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Review: Bo-Katan Kicks Ass in "The Mandalorian" Season 2, Episode 3

Bo-Katan and the Power Rangers arrive

"Chapter 11: The Heiress" is the most exciting and important episode of Season 2 by almost every measure.

Directed by Bryce Dallas Howard and written by show creator Jon Favreau, Episode 3 goes all in with the action, set design, and story revelations.

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