And these scantily clad badass babes are essentially men with tits. They excel at masculine power, which perpetuates the stereotype that this is the only kind that is effective or counts for anything. Glad you called out Whedon by name — he deserves it!

Dispelling cultural myths with research-driven stories. My favorite word is “specious.” Not fragile like a flower; fragile like a bomb! Twitter @ElleBeau

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