I think the major problem here is that women were clamoring for “strong female characters,” and male writers misunderstood. They thought the feminists meant [Strong Female] Characters. The feminists meant [Strong Characters], Female.
PREACH. This is so true, and a really interesting read. Funnily enough, this came up on my dash just as I was composing a list of my favourite strong female characters.
That article was brilliant! :)
More weak female characters!