Last week, you weighed in on pride. You expressed pride in being a geek (the one “all my friends come to when they have computer problems”), and pride in being a freak (a “socially ostracized” male feminist). Whether it was biking, blogging, or breaking the law, thanks for sharing the moments and accomplishments that make you proud.
This week Pixar released their trailer for Brave, which will be Pixar’s first movie with a female lead. As Alyssa Rosenberg discusses over at Think Progress, they are long overdue for a female to take on such a role. Check the trailer below.
Today’s Wednesday weigh-in is presented in honor of this seemingly bad-ass fictional female lead:
Who is your favorite fictional heroine, and why?
This is a question we’ve asked of everyone we’ve interviewed for the Feministing Five. Rachel Maddow’s is a British spy. Jay Smooth’s is Dee from “What’s Happening!!” Senator Al Franken’s is Jo March from Little Women (or Ripley from Aliens). Gloria Feldt’s is Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz.
It’s time to add your voice into the mix!