it is so important to have older women mentoring younger women represented in our media.
not only does may and skye’s relationship pass the bechdel test, but it soars above and beyond it.
may is so in tune with skye’s emotional well-being. it is her job to make sure that skye develops superlative field ops skills, but it is her personal mission to make sure that skye does so in the healthiest way possible. she wants skye to be prepared and well-rounded. she wants skye to feel supported and validated and cared for.
and that is so important.
women being good to each other is important.
women supporting and building up and believing in other women is so important.
destroy the notion that women in power have to be ruthless to subordinate women in order to maintain hierarchy.
show that powerful women help other women to become empowered.
show more of melinda may mentoring skye.
The urgency of the war, along with changing conceptions of women’s roles in society, meant that the U.S. military enlisted the help of thousands of women. In fact, about 350,000 women served in the armed forces […] When women shipped off, they took cosmetics with them into battle. Lipstick was one of the ways these women defined themselves; to them it signaled femininity and strength. (full quote at sarriane)
Now, let’s get started! I’ve been planning this for three months.
Can’t a woman wreak a little havoc without there being a man involved?
I for one am a big fan of Alicia Florrick’s character development
First episode: October 18th 2004 (10 years ago).
“Executive” “Action” transvestite Eddie Izzard