thepoliticalnotebook:

theatlantic:

The ‘Buffy’ Effect: Strong Female Characters Can Change Attitudes About Women
[Images: NBC, WB]

Cool science alert: evidence that strong female roles in pop culture actually have genuine impact on the minds of the audience. (Also: a vindication of analyzing the role of gender in pop culture.)

I knew there was a point to me watching every season of buffy

thepoliticalnotebook:

theatlantic:

The ‘Buffy’ Effect: Strong Female Characters Can Change Attitudes About Women

[Images: NBC, WB]

Cool science alert: evidence that strong female roles in pop culture actually have genuine impact on the minds of the audience. (Also: a vindication of analyzing the role of gender in pop culture.)

I knew there was a point to me watching every season of buffy

(via thepoliticalnotebook)

Source: The Atlantic
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