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Female Cartoon Characters Ahead of Their Time

Which female cartoon characters have inspired you? Check out your responses in the gallery above. The characters in the comic books we read and the cartoons we watch impact the way we see ourselves and the world around us. Read More »

Shakespeare's Female Characters Through the Years On Screen

The women of Shakespeare are some of the most memorable, complex characters to ever walk the stage. Read More »

10 Female TV Characters Who Were Ahead of Their Time

It's hard to believe there was a time when you couldn't show a pregnant woman on television or a single, professional African American mother and the idea of a college-educated woman choosing to focus on her career instead of immediately finding a husband was considered too much of a stretch! Read More »

11 Female Film Characters Who Were Ahead of Their Time

Film is an art form that welcomes the opportunity to showcase stories, fiction or real, that would have otherwise remained untold.¬†We may not realize it while we're watching movies, but so many characters ahead of their times can have such an extraordinary impact Read More »