Article: “I hate Strong Female Characters”

Nowadays the princesses all know kung fu, and yet they’re still the same princesses. They’re still love interests, still the one girl in a team of five boys, and they’re all kind of the same. They march on screen, punch someone to show how they don’t take no shit, throw around a couple of one-liners or forcibly kiss someone because getting consent is for wimps, and then with ladylike discretion they back out of the narrative’s way.

via I hate Strong Female Characters.

Great article. Give it a read.

Time for Hollywood (and mainstream video games too) to stop selling us badly written female characters.

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