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Despite women making up half the population, story writers sometimes leave them out of their fiction entirely, and, when they do make an appearance, they're frequently regulated to side kicks, [[damsels in distress]], and the like. Unfortunately, media with a strong female character is a noteworthy appearance since so much of it fails to meet this low bar.
 
Despite women making up half the population, story writers sometimes leave them out of their fiction entirely, and, when they do make an appearance, they're frequently regulated to side kicks, [[damsels in distress]], and the like. Unfortunately, media with a strong female character is a noteworthy appearance since so much of it fails to meet this low bar.
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Most, but not all, [[video games]] which feature a [[:Category:Game Mechanic - Playable Female Character|playable female character]] meet this criteria. However, when the female character is a minor player in a large cast, or completely interchangeable in a party, I don't view them as "strong."

Revision as of 12:52, 10 September 2019

Pages in this category include media with a strong female characters. I define a strong female character as one who sees beneficial growth, successfully solves problems, or is a valuable asset to a team.

Despite women making up half the population, story writers sometimes leave them out of their fiction entirely, and, when they do make an appearance, they're frequently regulated to side kicks, damsels in distress, and the like. Unfortunately, media with a strong female character is a noteworthy appearance since so much of it fails to meet this low bar.

Most, but not all, video games which feature a playable female character meet this criteria. However, when the female character is a minor player in a large cast, or completely interchangeable in a party, I don't view them as "strong."

Pages in category "Trope - Strong Female Character"

The following 87 pages are in this category, out of 87 total.