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29th Jul '16 8:40:26 PM AnonFangeekGirl
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* An alternative opening to ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'' has a suit-wearing career-woman visitor to the Parr household criticizing Helen for being a stay-at-home mom, mainly so that Helen can shut her down; this trope is the reason it's not in the movie.

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* An alternative opening to ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'' has a suit-wearing career-woman visitor to the Parr household criticizing Helen for being a stay-at-home mom, mainly so that Helen can shut her down; this trope is the reason it's not in the movie.movie (well, that, and the complete opening sequence killed off the not-yet BigBad Syndrome).
16th Jul '16 8:09:49 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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Typical depictions of Straw Feminists usually present them as [[DoesNotLikeMen misandrists]] who exhibit PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad. Expect depictions to show them as stereotypical {{butch lesbian}}s, unattractive elderly women or attractive yet devious [[FemmeFatale femmes fatale]] or in [[UpToEleven the more extreme cases]] being hyper-militants that see [[DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale obscene violence towards]], the [[ANaziByAnyOtherName Nazi-like]] [[DayOfTheJackboot subjugation of]], or even [[KillThemAll the total]] [[{{Gendercide}} extermination of]] any living being with a Y chromosome as an acceptable thing to do. It is not uncommon to see works from textbook feminists using this depiction to criticize the more radical forms of feminism.

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Typical depictions of Straw Feminists usually present them as [[DoesNotLikeMen misandrists]] who exhibit PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad. Expect depictions to show them as stereotypical {{butch lesbian}}s, unattractive elderly women or attractive yet devious [[FemmeFatale femmes fatale]] fatales]] or in [[UpToEleven the more extreme cases]] being hyper-militants that see [[DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale obscene violence towards]], the [[ANaziByAnyOtherName Nazi-like]] [[DayOfTheJackboot subjugation of]], or even [[KillThemAll the total]] [[{{Gendercide}} extermination of]] any living being with a Y chromosome as an acceptable thing to do. It is not uncommon to see works from textbook feminists using this depiction to criticize the more radical forms of feminism.
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3rd Jul '16 9:02:00 PM HighCrate
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Typical depictions of Straw Feminists usually present them as [[DoesNotLikeMen misandrists]] who exhibit PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad. Expect depictions to show them as stereotypical {{butch lesbian}}s, unattractive elderly women or attractive yet devious {{femme fatale}}s, or in [[UpToEleven the more extreme cases]] being hyper-militants that see [[DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale obscene violence towards]], the [[ANaziByAnyOtherName Nazi-like]] [[DayOfTheJackboot subjugation of]], or even [[KillThemAll the total]] [[{{Gendercide}} extermination of]] any living being with a Y chromosome as an acceptable thing to do. It is not uncommon to see works from textbook feminists using this depiction to criticize the more radical forms of feminism.

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Typical depictions of Straw Feminists usually present them as [[DoesNotLikeMen misandrists]] who exhibit PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad. Expect depictions to show them as stereotypical {{butch lesbian}}s, unattractive elderly women or attractive yet devious {{femme fatale}}s, [[FemmeFatale femmes fatale]] or in [[UpToEleven the more extreme cases]] being hyper-militants that see [[DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale obscene violence towards]], the [[ANaziByAnyOtherName Nazi-like]] [[DayOfTheJackboot subjugation of]], or even [[KillThemAll the total]] [[{{Gendercide}} extermination of]] any living being with a Y chromosome as an acceptable thing to do. It is not uncommon to see works from textbook feminists using this depiction to criticize the more radical forms of feminism.
3rd Jul '16 7:07:13 PM merotoker
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Typical depictions of Straw Feminists usually present them as [[DoesNotLikeMen misandrists]] who exhibit PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad. Expect depictions to show them as stereotypical [[ButchLesbian butch lesbians]], unattractive elderly women or attractive yet devious [[FemmeFatale femme fatales,]] or in [[UpToEleven the more extreme cases]] being hyper-militants that see [[DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale obscene violence towards]], the [[ANaziByAnyOtherName Nazi-like]] [[DayOfTheJackboot subjugation of]], or even [[KillThemAll the total]] [[{{Gendercide}} extermination of]] any living being with a Y chromosome as an acceptable thing to do. It is not uncommon to see works from textbook feminists using this depiction to criticize the more radical forms of feminism.

Compare and contrast StrawMisogynist , which is this trope with the [[GenderFlip genders reversed]].

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Typical depictions of Straw Feminists usually present them as [[DoesNotLikeMen misandrists]] who exhibit PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad. Expect depictions to show them as stereotypical [[ButchLesbian butch lesbians]], {{butch lesbian}}s, unattractive elderly women or attractive yet devious [[FemmeFatale femme fatales,]] {{femme fatale}}s, or in [[UpToEleven the more extreme cases]] being hyper-militants that see [[DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale obscene violence towards]], the [[ANaziByAnyOtherName Nazi-like]] [[DayOfTheJackboot subjugation of]], or even [[KillThemAll the total]] [[{{Gendercide}} extermination of]] any living being with a Y chromosome as an acceptable thing to do. It is not uncommon to see works from textbook feminists using this depiction to criticize the more radical forms of feminism.

Compare and contrast StrawMisogynist , StrawMisogynist, which is this trope with the [[GenderFlip genders reversed]].



* ''Anime/ArmitageIII''. The {{backstory}} is given in snippets, but a key plot element is that feminists have become political powerhouses equivalent to Greens. It is implied by the presence of an Earth "observer" that on Earth, women have gained status equivalent to South African whites under apartheid -- and few are willing to give that up just because MarsNeedsWomen. Space has been colonized, and Mars has been partially {{Terraform}}ed, but has thus been unable to draw enough women to the planet to breed new Martians. Androids known as "[[AMechByAnyOtherName Seconds]]" were created first as a source of labor, then upgraded to RidiculouslyHumanRobots as a immigration draw; come to Mars and leave the shrews behind for a [[ExtremeDoormat sweet, willing]] [[MegaCorp conCeption]] {{Sexbot}}! The long term solution was to [[spoiler:''build'' fertile women -- the eponymous "Thirds"; robots so human that they can be '''impregnated'''. When the Straw Feminists find out about the plan, the threat to their power base pisses them off to no end, resulting in an ultimatum; scrap the baby machines or Mommy will come do it personally, [[TheWarOfEarthlyAggression along with as much of the landscape as necessary]].]]

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* ''Anime/ArmitageIII''. The {{backstory}} is given in snippets, but a key plot element is that feminists have become political powerhouses equivalent to Greens. It is implied by the presence of an Earth "observer" that on Earth, women have gained status equivalent to South African whites under apartheid -- and few are willing to give that up just because MarsNeedsWomen. Space has been colonized, and Mars has been partially {{Terraform}}ed, but has thus been unable to draw enough women to the planet to breed new Martians. Androids known as "[[AMechByAnyOtherName Seconds]]" were created first as a source of labor, then upgraded to RidiculouslyHumanRobots as a immigration draw; come to Mars and leave the shrews behind for a [[ExtremeDoormat sweet, willing]] [[MegaCorp conCeption]] {{Sexbot}}! The long term solution was to [[spoiler:''build'' fertile women -- the eponymous "Thirds"; robots so human that they can be '''impregnated'''. When the Straw Feminists find out about the plan, the threat to their power base pisses them off to no end, resulting in an ultimatum; scrap the baby machines or Mommy will come do it personally, [[TheWarOfEarthlyAggression along with as much of the landscape as necessary]].]]necessary]]]].



** ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'' portrayed Wonder Woman this way for a parody of ''Series/TheRealWorld'', where the raging feminist with a chip on her shoulder is practically a stock character. At one point, while comforting Comicbook/{{Catwoman}}, she remarks [[HomoeroticSubtext "Who needs men anyway?"]], and the sketch ends with her [[BerserkButton jumping up, shouting "THAT'S IT!" and beating the stuffing out of]] [[Comicbok/TheIncredibleHulk the Hulk]] because [[DisproportionateRetribution he mistook poker for Yahtzee]].

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** ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'' portrayed Wonder Woman this way for a parody of ''Series/TheRealWorld'', where the raging feminist with a chip on her shoulder is practically a stock character. At one point, while comforting Comicbook/{{Catwoman}}, she remarks [[HomoeroticSubtext "Who needs men anyway?"]], and the sketch ends with her [[BerserkButton jumping up, shouting "THAT'S IT!" and beating the stuffing out of]] [[Comicbok/TheIncredibleHulk [[Comicbok/IncredibleHulk the Hulk]] because [[DisproportionateRetribution he mistook poker for Yahtzee]].



* Parodied in ''Film/DownWithLove'', in which Barbara, Vicki and most of the other female characters zigzag alarmingly between this trope, at least in it's early 1960s equivalent, and 'submissive housewife doll' mode, while the men also frequently veer wildly between stereotypical thoughtless pigs and over-sensitive new age guys. The movie ends with the main characters of both genders [[TakeaThirdOption reaching an accommodation]] with each other and settling into happy and satisfying relationships based on equal terms.

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* Parodied in ''Film/DownWithLove'', in which Barbara, Vicki and most of the other female characters zigzag alarmingly between this trope, at least in it's early 1960s equivalent, and 'submissive housewife doll' mode, while the men also frequently veer wildly between stereotypical thoughtless pigs and over-sensitive new age guys. The movie ends with the main characters of both genders [[TakeaThirdOption [[TakeAThirdOption reaching an accommodation]] with each other and settling into happy and satisfying relationships based on equal terms.



** The Amazons, from ''The Son of Neptune'', appear to be this at first, but it's later shown that [[spoiler: they like men just fine -- they're just very matriarchal. Their boyfriends and husbands tend to be the ones in charge of the unskilled labor for the company they founded: Amazon.com]]. One of them even [[spoiler: flirts with Percy at the end of the book.]]

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** The Amazons, from ''The Son of Neptune'', appear to be this at first, but it's later shown that [[spoiler: they like men just fine -- they're just very matriarchal. Their boyfriends and husbands tend to be the ones in charge of the unskilled labor for the company they founded: Amazon.com]]. One of them even [[spoiler: flirts with Percy at the end of the book.]]book]].



* ''Literature/{{Haunted}}'' has [[OnlyKnownByTheirNickname Comrade Snarky]], her feminist group, and possibly her mother. The mother caused her FreudianExcuse; as revenge against Snarky's father for getting joint custody, she described to Snarky in graphic detail all the horrible forms of sexual abuse her father might inflict on her. He never did and had never was going to, but it left Snarky unable to trust men at all. When she grew up and joined a feminist support group, [[spoiler:the group somehow became convinced that a new recruit named Miranda was a {{Transsexual}} -- it's never made entirely clear whether she was or not, but the evidence suggests not. They demand she "prove" she's a "real woman", and it escalates until Miranda is effectively raped.]]

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* ''Literature/{{Haunted}}'' has [[OnlyKnownByTheirNickname Comrade Snarky]], her feminist group, and possibly her mother. The mother caused her FreudianExcuse; as revenge against Snarky's father for getting joint custody, she described to Snarky in graphic detail all the horrible forms of sexual abuse her father might inflict on her. He never did and had never was going to, but it left Snarky unable to trust men at all. When she grew up and joined a feminist support group, [[spoiler:the group somehow became convinced that a new recruit named Miranda was a {{Transsexual}} -- it's never made entirely clear whether she was or not, but the evidence suggests not. They demand she "prove" she's a "real woman", and it escalates until Miranda is effectively raped.]]raped]].



* J. Neil Schulman's ''The Rainbow Cadenza'' has a good case of Straw Feminists repeatedly ''shooting themselves in the foot.'' After the development of an over-the-counter drug which suppresses the production of X-chromosome sperm, Earth has a "[[WorldWarThree war to end all wars]]" and 20 men to every woman. To deal with this, the new world government changes the draft, conscripting all women from 18-21 for state-sponsored prostitution. As compensation, at age 22 a woman's vote is worth 20 of a man's. As a result, Earth is a LadyLand... as long as they keep supporting the system of institutionalized rape. As you'd imagine, a lot of female political figures in this setting cannot really be considered ''[[ShellShockedVeteran sane]].'' And men who partake of the system can't really be considered ethical, either.

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* J. Neil Schulman's ''The Rainbow Cadenza'' has a good case of Straw Feminists repeatedly ''shooting themselves in the foot.'' After the development of an over-the-counter drug which suppresses the production of X-chromosome sperm, Earth has a "[[WorldWarThree "[[WorldWarIII war to end all wars]]" and 20 men to every woman. To deal with this, the new world government changes the draft, conscripting all women from 18-21 for state-sponsored prostitution. As compensation, at age 22 a woman's vote is worth 20 of a man's. As a result, Earth is a LadyLand... as long as they keep supporting the system of institutionalized rape. As you'd imagine, a lot of female political figures in this setting cannot really be considered ''[[ShellShockedVeteran sane]].'' And men who partake of the system can't really be considered ethical, either.



** There's a particularly dreadful example in the ''Series/DoctorWho'' story "The Time Monster": [[StrawFeminist Dr. Ruth Ingram]] spends most of her time [[DoesNotLikeMen complaining about men just for the sake of it]], and being a hypocrite about it as well. It doesn't help matters a lot that even though the script is playing it as if her grievances aren't legitimate, a lot of her complaints are about things that are actually shown happening to her in the story - her boss says things like "Don't you worry your pretty little head about it" to her.

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** There's a particularly dreadful example in the ''Series/DoctorWho'' story "The Time Monster": [[StrawFeminist Dr. Ruth Ingram]] Ingram spends most of her time [[DoesNotLikeMen complaining about men just for the sake of it]], and being a hypocrite about it as well. It doesn't help matters a lot that even though the script is playing it as if her grievances aren't legitimate, a lot of her complaints are about things that are actually shown happening to her in the story - her boss says things like "Don't you worry your pretty little head about it" to her.



* In season 3 of ''Series/VeronicaMars'', Lilith House, a feminist organization on campus leads a lot of angry protests against a serial rapist on campus who shaves the heads of his victims. After a Halloween party at a frat house, one of its members is herself raped and shaved. They then launch an all-out attack against the fraternity house to get them banned from campus. Once Veronica proves that the fraternity house is innocent of the rape, they get very angry at her for stopping the fraternity house from getting banned. Oh, and the feminist who was raped? ''[[spoiler:She faked the whole thing]]''. They also [[spoiler:rape Chip Diller, putting an plastic egg up his, as Dick puts it "Where the sun don't shine place".]] And making it even more offensive is that they were all gratuitously made members of the real life feminist group Take Back the Night, implying that Rob Thomas has some serious issues with the group.

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* In season 3 of ''Series/VeronicaMars'', Lilith House, a feminist organization on campus leads a lot of angry protests against a serial rapist on campus who shaves the heads of his victims. After a Halloween party at a frat house, one of its members is herself raped and shaved. They then launch an all-out attack against the fraternity house to get them banned from campus. Once Veronica proves that the fraternity house is innocent of the rape, they get very angry at her for stopping the fraternity house from getting banned. Oh, and the feminist who was raped? ''[[spoiler:She faked the whole thing]]''. They also [[spoiler:rape Chip Diller, putting an plastic egg up his, as Dick puts it "Where the sun don't shine place".]] place"]]. And making it even more offensive is that they were all gratuitously made members of the real life feminist group Take Back the Night, implying that Rob Thomas has some serious issues with the group.



* To some extent, some of the female characters from ''Series/DegrassiJuniorHigh'' and ''Series/DegrassiHigh'' ''might'' qualify, due to their tendency to generally look down on boys and [[RealWomenNeverWearDresses deem anything where the woman is the victim or otherwise not the hero "sexist".]] For example, Lucy calls Alfred Hitchcock's ''Psycho'' sexist...because the person who gets stabbed in the shower is female. Lucy even creates a movie where the gender roles are reversed to make a "statement" about feminism. Her classmates were too busy laughing at the movie to get the statement (male ''and'' female). However, this is justified to a degree given the time period both shows take place in (the eighties, fresh out of the feminism modern movement). They are teenagers most likely ''beginning'' to learn about feminism, and may have skewered perceptions on certain aspects of feminism, making them ''look'' like Straw Feminists. But they all did get the very basic concept (women deserve the same rights as men) about right.

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* To some extent, some of the female characters from ''Series/DegrassiJuniorHigh'' and ''Series/DegrassiHigh'' ''might'' qualify, due to their tendency to generally look down on boys and [[RealWomenNeverWearDresses [[RealWomenDontWearDresses deem anything where the woman is the victim or otherwise not the hero "sexist".]] For example, Lucy calls Alfred Hitchcock's ''Psycho'' sexist...because the person who gets stabbed in the shower is female. Lucy even creates a movie where the gender roles are reversed to make a "statement" about feminism. Her classmates were too busy laughing at the movie to get the statement (male ''and'' female). However, this is justified to a degree given the time period both shows take place in (the eighties, fresh out of the feminism modern movement). They are teenagers most likely ''beginning'' to learn about feminism, and may have skewered perceptions on certain aspects of feminism, making them ''look'' like Straw Feminists. But they all did get the very basic concept (women deserve the same rights as men) about right.



* Two epsidoes of ''Series/RoboCopTheSeries'' feature a CorruptCorporateExecutive named Rochelle Carney, who outright said in her debut appear, "Inside Crime" that she considered everything a gender issue, even blaming her getting fired when she returns in "Sisters in Crime" on her being a woman and her boss, Aubrey Fox, being a louse who hit on her--and while Fox did indeed try to hook up with her, [[NeverMyFault she refused to acknowledge real reason she got fired]] was because she was in league with the series' {{archenemy}} "Pudface" Morgan (who, among other things, tried to kill Robo repeatedly, took a retirement home's citizen hostage, led a siege on OCP heaquarters, and helped push a deinhibitor as a diet pill) as part of a ratings stunt.

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* Two epsidoes episodes of ''Series/RoboCopTheSeries'' feature a CorruptCorporateExecutive named Rochelle Carney, who outright said in her debut appear, "Inside Crime" that she considered everything a gender issue, even blaming her getting fired when she returns in "Sisters in Crime" on her being a woman and her boss, Aubrey Fox, being a louse who hit on her--and while Fox did indeed try to hook up with her, [[NeverMyFault she refused to acknowledge real reason she got fired]] was because she was in league with the series' {{archenemy}} "Pudface" Morgan (who, among other things, tried to kill Robo repeatedly, took a retirement home's citizen hostage, led a siege on OCP heaquarters, and helped push a deinhibitor as a diet pill) as part of a ratings stunt.



* ''Webcomic/TheWotch'' has [[http://thewotch.com/index.php?epDate=2006-07-03 D.O.L.L.Y.]] a militant feminist terrorist organization led by [[spoiler:Ms. Natasha Dahlet]] who want to [[LadyLand eradicate men from the world]]. Not by [[{{Gendercide}} killing them]], but by turning them female via MagiTek. They try to recruit Anne who is well known for using her magic for [[GenderBender gender bending]]. [[spoiler:While [[LiteralSplitPersonality a physical personification of Anne's anger]] does join them, Anne herself turns the tables on them by [[KarmicTransformation turning many of the members of D.O.L.L.Y. male]]]]. Notably, most the members of the group [[spoiler:are actually brainwashed, only really Natasha and her [[TheDragon Dragon]] (of sorts) Cory are really committed to the "cause"]]. The author actually precedes the arc with a strip where she appears and explains that there really isn't suppose to be any political message or anything.

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* ''Webcomic/TheWotch'' has [[http://thewotch.com/index.php?epDate=2006-07-03 D.O.L.L.Y.]] a militant feminist terrorist organization led by [[spoiler:Ms. Natasha Dahlet]] who want to [[LadyLand eradicate men from the world]]. Not by [[{{Gendercide}} killing them]], but by turning them female via MagiTek. They try to recruit Anne who is well known for using her magic for [[GenderBender gender bending]]. [[spoiler:While [[LiteralSplitPersonality a physical personification of Anne's anger]] does join them, Anne herself turns the tables on them by [[KarmicTransformation turning many of the members of D.O.L.L.Y. male]]]]. male]].]] Notably, most the members of the group [[spoiler:are actually brainwashed, only really Natasha and her [[TheDragon Dragon]] (of sorts) Cory are really committed to the "cause"]]. The author actually precedes the arc with a strip where she appears and explains that there really isn't suppose to be any political message or anything.



* SandraAndWoo, in it's ongoing war against PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad, introduces a feminazi teacher who is much more focused on making boys suffer than actually helping women. Her actions include giving massive homework to the boys and none to the girls, giving the girls higher marks than the boys for the same test answers (on a multiple choice test), and forcibly closing all men's bathrooms in the school under the justification that the boys would be exposing their privates inches away from the girls (which is technically true if you don't care about things like walls and doors being in the way). Oddly, most of her support staff is male, although in complete agreement with her. In her last appearance she is about to write a blog post about how gender equality can only be achieved by [[GroinAttack castrating all boys and drilling a hole into them]] before she mysteriously disappears courtesy of Cloud's ActionMom.
* Minor character Jim from ''Webcomic/MenageA3'' is a straw ''male'' feminist. One of his first actions since appearing was to criticize ''DeadOrAliveXtremeBeachVolleyball'', calling it sexist and degrading to women for having breast physics and revealing swimsuits, celebrating ''DOAX3'''s NoExportForYou status, and asking a woman who is a very big fan of the games "[[OpinionOverride What woman in their right mind would play such garbage?]]". Later he is shown refusing an offer of a blowjob, claiming that he can't allow himself to subject a woman to "such an obscene act", [[DoubleStandard but he has no problem eating a woman out]] (and is apparently quite skilled at it).

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* SandraAndWoo, ''WebComic/SandraAndWoo'', in it's ongoing war against PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad, introduces a feminazi teacher who is much more focused on making boys suffer than actually helping women. Her actions include giving massive homework to the boys and none to the girls, giving the girls higher marks than the boys for the same test answers (on a multiple choice test), and forcibly closing all men's bathrooms in the school under the justification that the boys would be exposing their privates inches away from the girls (which is technically true if you don't care about things like walls and doors being in the way). Oddly, most of her support staff is male, although in complete agreement with her. In her last appearance she is about to write a blog post about how gender equality can only be achieved by [[GroinAttack castrating all boys and drilling a hole into them]] before she mysteriously disappears courtesy of Cloud's ActionMom.
* Minor character Jim from ''Webcomic/MenageA3'' is a straw ''male'' feminist. One of his first actions since appearing was to criticize ''DeadOrAliveXtremeBeachVolleyball'', ''VideoGame/DeadOrAliveXtremeBeachVolleyball'', calling it sexist and degrading to women for having breast physics and revealing swimsuits, celebrating ''DOAX3'''s NoExportForYou status, and asking a woman who is a very big fan of the games "[[OpinionOverride What woman in their right mind would play such garbage?]]". Later he is shown refusing an offer of a blowjob, claiming that he can't allow himself to subject a woman to "such an obscene act", [[DoubleStandard but he has no problem eating a woman out]] (and is apparently quite skilled at it).



* Kitty Ledbetter from the webgame ''The Goat in the Grey Fedora'' is revealed to be one of these when Bounty discovers that [[spoiler:she murdered her father in order to get the deeds to a salt mine, which she was going to use to spread a chemical that would paralyze men worldwide.]]

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* Kitty Ledbetter from the webgame ''The Goat in the Grey Fedora'' is revealed to be one of these when Bounty discovers that [[spoiler:she murdered her father in order to get the deeds to a salt mine, which she was going to use to spread a chemical that would paralyze men worldwide.]]worldwide]].



* WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick plays it for laughs in ''WebVideo/{{Kickassia}}'' when she became [[UsefulNotes/SarahPalin Nostalgia Palin]]. She blames the fact that everyone thinks she's a complete idiot now on the prejudice women face in politics. [[note]] This wasn't so much as mocking feminism than it was slamming SarahPalin.[[/note]] Plot-wise, it also had to do with the fact that she was ''trying'' to establish herself as [[spoiler:a {{Magnificent| Bastard}} BitchInSheepsClothing, but [[JesusWasWayCool Santa Christ]] proved to be the SpannerInTheWorks for that one.]]

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* WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick plays it for laughs in ''WebVideo/{{Kickassia}}'' when she became [[UsefulNotes/SarahPalin Nostalgia Palin]]. She blames the fact that everyone thinks she's a complete idiot now on the prejudice women face in politics. [[note]] This wasn't so much as mocking feminism than it was slamming SarahPalin.UsefulNotes/SarahPalin.[[/note]] Plot-wise, it also had to do with the fact that she was ''trying'' to establish herself as [[spoiler:a {{Magnificent| Bastard}} BitchInSheepsClothing, but [[JesusWasWayCool Santa Christ]] proved to be the SpannerInTheWorks for that one.]]one]].



* ''Blog/HipsterFeminist'': {{Subverted}} in that Rhoda is intended to look ridiculous for being a terrible feminist and is not supposed to be a representative one. She is an intentional mockery of people who don't understand feminism, use its rhetoric to justify their own abuses, or who use it as a vehicle for their own self-aggrandizement rather than actually attempting to further the cause of gender equality.

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* ''Blog/HipsterFeminist'': {{Subverted}} {{Subverted|Trope}} in that Rhoda is intended to look ridiculous for being a terrible feminist and is not supposed to be a representative one. She is an intentional mockery of people who don't understand feminism, use its rhetoric to justify their own abuses, or who use it as a vehicle for their own self-aggrandizement rather than actually attempting to further the cause of gender equality.



* Subverted on' 'WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'': Phil and Lil's Mom, Betty DeVille, may appear like a bad "manly feminist" stereotype at first (which went over the head of some viewers, who misinterpreted her as AmbiguouslyGay), but she's never portrayed negatively.
* Poison Ivy is sometimes portrayed this way in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries''. In one famous episode she goes on a crime spree with Harley Quin and claims it's all about female empowerment. The episode ends with her being arrested by Detective Montoya and another female cop.

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* Subverted on' 'WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'': on ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'': Phil and Lil's Mom, Betty DeVille, [=DeVille=], may appear like a bad "manly feminist" stereotype at first (which went over the head of some viewers, who misinterpreted her as AmbiguouslyGay), but she's never portrayed negatively.
* Poison Ivy ComicBook/PoisonIvy is sometimes portrayed this way in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries''. In one famous episode she goes on a crime spree with Harley Quin Quinn and claims it's all about female empowerment. The episode ends with her being arrested by Detective Montoya and another female cop.



* ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' had FemmeFatale, a man-hating criminal who only stole Susan B. Anthony coins and [[StrawHypocrite liked to use the fact that she's a woman as an excuse to avoid punishment]]. She tried to convinced the girls to stop helping men but her flawed logic is countered at the end by the more mainstream equality-based feminism of Sara Bellum and Miss Keane who teach the girls the difference between feminism and misandry. Not helping Femme Fatale's case were the fact that women were also hurt by her actions and that she ''didn't even know who Susan B. Anthony was'', or that said woman fought for the equality of '''both''' women and men alike (leading to a very good ShutUpHannibal moment by the girls). Writer Creator/LaurenFaust, herself a staunch feminist, later decided that the subject of feminism was too heavy for such a lighthearted family show and regretted writing it. Fans, however, felt that it handled the subject as well as it could.
* ''WesternAnimation/YinYangYo'' has Saranoia, who is an unstable misandrist sorceress and wants to exterminate Yang but likes Yin. Her hatred seems to be based on her feelings towards her own brother, Mark, she indicates she was TheUnFavourite growing up. She has a tendency to call Yang Mark.

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* ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' had FemmeFatale, a man-hating criminal who only stole Susan B. Anthony coins and [[StrawHypocrite liked to use the fact that she's a woman as an excuse to avoid punishment]]. She tried to convinced convince the girls to stop helping men but her flawed logic is countered at the end by the more mainstream equality-based feminism of Sara Bellum and Miss Keane who teach the girls the difference between feminism and misandry. Not helping Femme Fatale's case were the fact that women were also hurt by her actions and that she ''didn't even know who Susan B. Anthony was'', or that said woman fought for the equality of '''both''' women and men alike (leading to a very good ShutUpHannibal moment by the girls). Writer Creator/LaurenFaust, herself a staunch feminist, later decided that the subject of feminism was too heavy for such a lighthearted family show and regretted writing it. Fans, however, felt that it handled the subject as well as it could.
* ''WesternAnimation/YinYangYo'' has Saranoia, who is an unstable misandrist sorceress and wants to exterminate Yang but likes Yin. Her hatred seems to be based on her feelings towards her own brother, Mark, she indicates she was TheUnFavourite TheUnfavourite growing up. She has a tendency to call Yang Mark.



* ''WesternAnimation/SuperFriends'' had a one-time villainess who [[MindManipulation brainwashes all the women in the world]] (including Wonder Woman and Jaina of the Wonder Twins) to turn against males.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SuperFriends'' had a one-time villainess who [[MindManipulation brainwashes all the women in the world]] (including Wonder Woman and Jaina of the Wonder Twins) ComicBook/WonderTwins) to turn against males.



* Haley of ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'' was something like this. She originally believed that women at strip clubs were being exploited. However, when the (female) strip club owner claimed that it was the male customers who were exploited, Hayley seemed to have no problem with that and ended up working as a stripper. But it is PlayedForLaughs, and it seems implied that most of the other strippers aren't really emotional stable... So, ZigzaggingTrope? Also counts as [[ShownTheirWork showing their work]], as that sums up the contrasting positions of sex-negative and sex-positive feminists, respectively. Certainly none of the strippers were being oppressed by their employer, and several were intelligent young women just paying their way through college and similar.
* Wendy Testaburger in ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' can sometimes be this, depending on how Parker and Stone portray her in an episode (combined or not with her already being a SoapBoxSadie). This trope also can apply to portrayals of the other female characters, though Wendy is usually the only one you see mentioned as one by certain fans not fond of the character. But when she's not a Straw Feminist? She's portrayed too "[[RealWomenNeverWearDresses sickeningly weak and girly]]" for fans. But then there's that episode where she beats Cartman... And the other one where she ''outdoes'' Cartman [[spoiler:by launching her (lesbian) substitute teacher]] '''[[spoiler:[[DisproportionateRetribution into the sun]]]]''' [[spoiler:because she thinks Miss Ellen is [[GreenEyedMonster trying to steal Stan's affections]].]]
** {{Inverted}} in the episode "The Hobbit". Wendy tries to make a point about photoshopping in media but people keep dropping in at the wrong moment and assume she's insulting people's looks because she's jealous. She gets branded a jealous feminist. While she does get understandably upset and tries to keep making her point, she eventually capitulates when she sees the distress it's causing people and conforms.

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* Haley of ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'' was something like this. She originally believed that women at strip clubs were being exploited. However, when the (female) strip club owner claimed that it was the male customers who were exploited, Hayley seemed to have no problem with that and ended up working as a stripper. But it is PlayedForLaughs, and it seems implied that most of the other strippers aren't really emotional stable... So, ZigzaggingTrope? ZigZaggingTrope? Also counts as [[ShownTheirWork showing their work]], as that sums up the contrasting positions of sex-negative and sex-positive feminists, respectively. Certainly none of the strippers were being oppressed by their employer, and several were intelligent young women just paying their way through college and similar.
* Wendy Testaburger in ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' can sometimes be this, depending on how Parker and Stone portray her in an episode (combined or not with her already being a SoapBoxSadie). This trope also can apply to portrayals of the other female characters, though Wendy is usually the only one you see mentioned as one by certain fans not fond of the character. But when she's not a Straw Feminist? She's portrayed too "[[RealWomenNeverWearDresses sickeningly weak and girly]]" for fans. But then there's that episode where she beats Cartman... And the other one where she ''outdoes'' Cartman [[spoiler:by launching her (lesbian) substitute teacher]] '''[[spoiler:[[DisproportionateRetribution into the sun]]]]''' [[spoiler:because she thinks Miss Ellen is [[GreenEyedMonster trying to steal Stan's affections]].]]
affections]]]].[[note]] Though this is a case of CharacterizationMarchesOn.[[/note]]
** {{Inverted}} {{Inverted|Trope}} in the episode "The Hobbit". Wendy tries to make a point about photoshopping in media but people keep dropping in at the wrong moment and assume she's insulting people's looks because she's jealous. She gets branded a jealous feminist. While she does get understandably upset and tries to keep making her point, she eventually capitulates when she sees the distress it's causing people and conforms.
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** The supervillain Superia wants to either eliminate, enslave, or [[GenderBender feminize]] all men -- and doesn't mind sterilizing 90% of Earth's women to make it happen. As Anaconda of the Serpent Society puts it, "What'samatter, you didn't get asked out to the prom or somethin'?" Superia seems to have dropped this in her later reappearance; she has both men and women in her employ and treats both her male and female mooks like crap and now mainly focuses on her own selfish goals. This is probably because her previous schemes usually were foiled with the help of other female characters.

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** The supervillain Superia wants to either eliminate, enslave, or [[GenderBender feminize]] all men -- and doesn't mind sterilizing 90% of Earth's women to make it happen. As Anaconda of the Serpent Society puts it, "What'samatter, you didn't get asked out to the prom or somethin'?" Despite this, she was able to gather enough followers to put together one of the largest all-female teams of superhumans to date [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Femizons (actually, one of the largest teams of superhumans ''period'')]]. Superia seems to have dropped this in her later reappearance; she has both men and women in her employ and treats both her male and female mooks like crap and now mainly focuses on her own selfish goals. This is probably because her previous schemes usually were foiled with the help of other female characters. (Many of them on the aforementioned large team, Anaconda included.)
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* Two epsidoes of ''Series/RoboCopTheSeries'' feature a CorruptCorporateExecutive named Rochelle Carney, who outright said in her debut appear, "Inside Crime" that she considered everything a gender issue, even blaming her getting fired when she returns in "Sisters in Crime" on her being a woman and her boss being a louse who hit on her--[[NeverMyFault ignoring the real reason she got fired]] was because she was in league with the series' {{archenemy}} "Pudface" Morgan (who, among other things, tried to kill Robo repeatedly, took a retirement home's citizen hostage, led a siege on OCP heaquarters, and helped push a deinhibitor as a diet pill) as part of a ratings stunt.

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* Two epsidoes of ''Series/RoboCopTheSeries'' feature a CorruptCorporateExecutive named Rochelle Carney, who outright said in her debut appear, "Inside Crime" that she considered everything a gender issue, even blaming her getting fired when she returns in "Sisters in Crime" on her being a woman and her boss boss, Aubrey Fox, being a louse who hit on her--[[NeverMyFault ignoring the her--and while Fox did indeed try to hook up with her, [[NeverMyFault she refused to acknowledge real reason she got fired]] was because she was in league with the series' {{archenemy}} "Pudface" Morgan (who, among other things, tried to kill Robo repeatedly, took a retirement home's citizen hostage, led a siege on OCP heaquarters, and helped push a deinhibitor as a diet pill) as part of a ratings stunt.
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* Two epsidoes of ''Series/RoboCopTheSeries'' feature a CorruptCorporateExecutive named Rochelle Carney, who outright said in her debut appear, "Inside Crime" that she considered everything a gender issue, even blaming her getting fired when she returns in "Sisters in Crime" on her being a woman and her boss being a louse who hit on her--[[NeverMyFault ignoring the real reason she got fired]] was because she was in league with the series' {{archenemy}} "Pudface" Morgan (who, among other things, tried to kill Robo repeatedly, took a retirement home's citizen hostage, led a siege on OCP heaquarters, and helped push a deinhibitor as a diet pill) as part of a ratings stunt.
29th May '16 9:10:50 PM comicwriter
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** ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'' portrayed Wonder Woman this way for a parody of ''Series/TheRealWorld'', where the raging feminist with a chip on her shoulder is practically a stock character. At one point, while comforting Catwoman, she remarks [[HomoeroticSubtext "Who needs men anyway?"]], and the sketch ends with her [[BerserkButton jumping up, shouting "THAT'S IT!" and beating the stuffing out of the Hulk]] because [[DisproportionateRetribution he mistook poker for Yahtzee]].

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** ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'' portrayed Wonder Woman this way for a parody of ''Series/TheRealWorld'', where the raging feminist with a chip on her shoulder is practically a stock character. At one point, while comforting Catwoman, Comicbook/{{Catwoman}}, she remarks [[HomoeroticSubtext "Who needs men anyway?"]], and the sketch ends with her [[BerserkButton jumping up, shouting "THAT'S IT!" and beating the stuffing out of of]] [[Comicbok/TheIncredibleHulk the Hulk]] because [[DisproportionateRetribution he mistook poker for Yahtzee]].



** Valkyrie started as this, fighting first the Avengers and then the Hulk in the name of defeating "male chauvinist pigs." She still falls into it [[DependingOnTheWriter sometimes]], for example she spent her Comicbook/AvengersAcademy guest appearance lecturing the female students how much men suck and how women don't really need them especially for sex, urging the girls to use vibrators instead.

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** Valkyrie started as this, fighting first the Avengers Comicbook/TheAvengers (though that turned out to be Enchantress in disguise) and then the Hulk in the name of defeating "male chauvinist pigs." She still falls into it [[DependingOnTheWriter sometimes]], for example she spent her Comicbook/AvengersAcademy guest appearance lecturing the female students how much men suck and how women don't really need them especially for sex, urging the girls to use vibrators instead.
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