Video discussing “The Smurfette Principle”

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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 )

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