- Disposable Woman: A female character, who is present in the story just so that she can be attacked. Her attack spurns the story forward, and that's all.
- Stuffed into the Fridge: A character is killed off in a particularly gruesome manner and left to be found just to offend or insult someone, or to cause someone serious anguish.
- Website.Women In Refrigerators: The original website, created by Gail Simone, documenting the disproportionate tendency of female characters in comic books to be brutalized.
Women in Refrigerators
"Women in Refrigerators" can refer to three different pages on TVTropes: