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Female Superheroes

Wonder Woman Nailed The Importance Of Representation Because She’s Super AF

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 07.21.2016 | Women

If anyone knows how important it is to have women’s stories told by women, it’s obviously Wonder Woman. Gal Gadot, who will star as Diana Prince ...

Kickass, Multicultural Superheroes Made By Women, For Women

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 05.09.2016 | Arts

Jazmin Truesdale grew up reading comics. But, as she got older, she lost interest in the catchy crime-fighting plots and the mostly male casts of char...

Why You Should Be Watching Jessica Jones

Quora | Posted 01.06.2017 | Entertainment

It's the first (that I know of) really well-told female superhero TV series. (Yes, I'm aware of Wonder Woman, the Bionic Woman, the many female superheros on the larger cast-driven TV series such as Heroes and Agents of Shield.

The Imperfect Superhero

Pavita Singh, MPH | Posted 12.11.2016 | Arts
Pavita Singh, MPH

You don't need to fly over buildings or shoot lasers with your eyes in order to be a superhero(ine). Having the courage to look within yourself and to show your true colors can be what it takes to have a lasting impact on the world.

Watch Women Try To Recreate Comic Book Heroes' Absurdly Sexy Poses

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 12.12.2015 | Women

The presence of fierce female heroes in comic books is a win for women. Their unrealistic bodies, though, are still a problem. To emphasize how impra...

Dad Makes His Daughter A Ms. Marvel Costume After He Couldn't Find One Anywhere Else

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 07.16.2015 | Parents

When Mike Long found out that his daughter was invited to a superhero-themed birthday party, he knew she’d make the perfect Kamala Khan, also known ...

Watch Out, Wonder Woman, Female Superheroes Are On The Rise

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.13.2015 | Arts

Source: Vocativ In 1941, the world was introduced to Wonder Woman, a warrior princess clad in a mini skirt, strapless top and knee-high boots. Equi...

I Really, Really Want Supergirl to Be Awesome

Graham Milne | Posted 06.02.2016 | Entertainment
Graham Milne

Love it or hate it, we are living in the age of superheroes. They have burst from the pages and the fringes to cement themselves at the forefront of mainstream entertainment, and they show no sign of folding up their capes and flying out of town anytime soon.

New Action Figures Give Kids The Power To Redefine The Female Superhero

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 05.28.2015 | Parents

Female superhero toys are hard to come by. A company called HeroMe hopes to change that. Launched in November 2014, HeroMe gives kids the option to...

Where Are The Female Superhero Action Figures?

Holley Perry | Posted 05.18.2016 | Parents
Holley Perry

On any given day, there are Batmans, Supermans, Spider-Mans and several other comic book action figures in the boys aisle of the toy section. Do you know how many female action figures I found a few weeks ago at Wal-Mart? None.

Mark Ruffalo: We Need More Women Superheroes In Movies

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.07.2015 | Entertainment

After director Joss Whedon quit Twitter this week, many critics assumed it was because he was experiencing a backlash from feminist "Avengers" fans, w...

These Images Sum Up The Comic Industry's Sexism Problem

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 08.24.2014 | Women

It's rough out there for a lady superhero. None of them are getting a solo film until 2017. There's an extreme lack of Gamora in the merchandise f...

On Being A Proud Dad of Two Geek Girls

John Marcotte | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
John Marcotte

My girls have tiaras and gowns in their dress-up box right next to their capes and masks. They have a drawer full of Barbie dolls that live in peaceful coexistence with their action figures. But I think it is important for them to know that looking pretty is not the only option they have in life.

LOOK: Wonder Woman Questions Green Lantern's Sexual Prowess

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 07.23.2012 | Women

We've always known that Wonder Woman is a serious badass. She manages to display killer fighting moves while wearing the most impractical outfit ever....