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28th May '16 11:06:19 PM LBHills
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-->-- '''Creator/LivTyler''', on the developement of her character Arwen from ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings.''

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-->-- '''Creator/LivTyler''', on the developement development of her character Arwen from ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings.''
27th May '16 9:43:44 PM meanmetalmario
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/SonicBoom'' episode "Role Models", the mayor assigns the heroes an "image specialist" to help them be better role models to the town, who proves to be an embodiment of PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad. One of the things he does is forbid Amy from cooking, because that's a gender stereotype.
-->'''Amy:''' While I agree with you in principle, the simple fact is I'm the only one who knows how to cook. And I enjoy it!\\
'''D. B. Platypus:''' ''[blows whistle]'' WHAT YOU LIKE IS UNIMPORTANT! You're a ''role model'' now.
8th May '16 3:57:44 PM Az_Tech341
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** And we can't forget that the only reason the guys went on a mission to ensure Jadzia's entry to Sto-vo-kor wasn't because she wasn't worthy or didn't believe, it's because she didn't die in battle. She was assassinated.

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** And we can't forget that the only The reason the guys went on a mission to ensure Jadzia's entry to Sto-vo-kor wasn't because she wasn't worthy or didn't believe, it's because she didn't die in battle. She was assassinated.
8th May '16 2:38:36 PM lorgskyegon
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** And we can't forget that the only reason the guys went on a mission to ensure Jadzia's entry to Sto-vo-kor wasn't because she wasn't worthy or didn't believe, it's because she didn't die in battle. She was assassinated.
20th Apr '16 7:29:50 AM JJHIL325
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*** Applejack is also the TeamMom of the Mane 6.
11th Apr '16 12:45:04 PM Piando
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* ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'' has a episode where characters question why Ruby and Weiss would think of fighting in a dress as it is impractical. Both react very insulted and explain how they wear specific battle skirts. They are never shown being hindered in any way by their skirts (or, in Weiss's case, by her high heels) and are at least as capable as the pants-wearing females of the series.



* ''WesternAnimation/{{RWBY}}'' has a episode where characters question why Ruby and Weiss would think of fighting in a dress as it is impractical. Both react very insulted and explain how they wear specific battle skirts. They are never shown being hindered in any way by their skirts (or, in Weiss's case, by her high heels) and are at least as capable as the pants-wearing females of the series.
3rd Apr '16 1:10:57 PM Furienna
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* ''The Anderssons'' by Solveig Olsson-Hultgren (a Swedish young adult series, where we follow the girls in a family from 1899 to 1999 through ten different installments) developes a very strong pro-feminist message as the time goes by. And unfortunately, it ends up in the territory of this trope. Almost all the Andersson women have a career of their own, even if they are married and live in a time when married women were supposed to be housewives. Mandi is the only one out of four sisters to give up her career plans when she gets married, and she is punished for her "stupid" choice by ending up being abused by her husband ("that's what happens if you become dependant on a man, girls"). And the GirlyGirl Åsa is treated as a more whiny and prissy person than her {{Tomboy}} sister Saga. But it seems to go the other way around too, as all the men have to give up their machismo (or not be macho men in the first place) if they want to be portrayed in a positive light. So you can say that the message is that ''all'' traditional gender roles, both for women ''and'' men, are bad...

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* ''The Anderssons'' ''Literature/TheAnderssons'' by Solveig Olsson-Hultgren (a Swedish young adult series, where we follow the girls in a family from 1899 to 1999 through ten different installments) developes a very strong pro-feminist message as the time goes by. And unfortunately, it ends up in the territory of this trope. Almost all the Andersson women have a career of their own, even if they are married and live in a time when married women were supposed to be housewives. Mandi is the only one out of four sisters to give up her career plans when she gets married, and she is punished for her "stupid" choice by ending up being abused by her husband ("that's what happens if you become dependant on a man, girls"). And the GirlyGirl Åsa is treated as a more whiny and prissy person than her {{Tomboy}} sister Saga. But it seems to go the other way around too, as all the men have to give up their machismo (or not be macho men in the first place) if they want to be portrayed in a positive light. So you can say that the message is that ''all'' traditional gender roles, both for women ''and'' men, are bad...
17th Mar '16 2:47:01 PM eroock
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* ''WesternAnimation/RWBY'' has a episode where characters question why Ruby and Weiss would think of fighting in a dress as it is impractical. Both react very insulted and explain how they wear specific battle skirts. They are never shown being hindered in any way by their skirts (or, in Weiss's case, by her high heels) and are at least as capable as the pants-wearing females of the series.

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* ''WesternAnimation/RWBY'' ''WesternAnimation/{{RWBY}}'' has a episode where characters question why Ruby and Weiss would think of fighting in a dress as it is impractical. Both react very insulted and explain how they wear specific battle skirts. They are never shown being hindered in any way by their skirts (or, in Weiss's case, by her high heels) and are at least as capable as the pants-wearing females of the series.
17th Mar '16 2:36:41 PM eroock
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-> "''And over time [the writers] realized that you don't have to put a sword in a woman's hand to make her seem tough.''"

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-> "''And
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over time [the writers] realized that you don't have to put a sword in a woman's hand to make her seem tough.''""''
14th Mar '16 1:49:53 PM SomeoneElse17
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* [[http://www.diva-dirt.com/2011/12/21/a-londoners-eye-models-vs-wrestlers-when-did-the-battle-lines-get-drawn-and-why-do-we-have-to-choose/ This article]] discusses this trope in relation to the WWE Divas and offers a neutral stance on the debate.

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* [[http://www.diva-dirt.com/2011/12/21/a-londoners-eye-models-vs-wrestlers-when-did-the-battle-lines-get-drawn-and-why-do-we-have-to-choose/ com/48451/a-londoners-eye-models-vs-wrestlers-when-did-the-battle-lines-get-drawn-and-why-do-we-have-to-choose/ This article]] discusses this trope in relation to the WWE Divas and offers a neutral stance on the debate.
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