Video discussing “The Smurfette Principle”
Worth a look. A good trope to avoid, if you are crafting fiction.
#3 The Smurfette Principle (Tropes vs. Women)
By Anita Sarkeesian.
(The term ‘Smurfette Principle’ was first coined and discussed by Katie Pollitt in this NYT article (1991) Still a good read. http://www.nytimes.com/1991/04/07/magazine/hers-the-smurfette-principle.html )
More about that. By Nostalgia Chick ( Lindsay Ellis ) http://youtu.be/4SEcqeyp1AU