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A Song of Ice and Women

Tweet A SYTYCB Entry When I was younger, I was a huge fan of fantasy and science fiction. As I grew up though, I found myself increasingly alienated by the genre which provided about four options for women: 1. The sweet, virginal (usually white and blonde) feminine lead usually awarded to the male lead at [...]
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Someone is trying to give dimension to the Manic Pixie Dream Girl and it’s giving me a headache

You don’t know what the true story behind these women is, what they want or what troubles them. They are mysterious dream-like creatures only supposed to sparkle, be a little “off” and listen to great indie music. The whole thing had caught me off guard, usually because sexist archetypes tend to come in semi-naked packages. Why was this so annoying?
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