Tyler Haney

Think for a minute about the strong female action heros of recent memory. Think also about their status as icons of feminism, as female empowerment personified. This articles explores the depiction of the modern cinematic female action hero, revealing how most are not the genuine feminist icons we hope them to be. Rather, and most unfortunately, most female action heros are only extensions of male fantasy.
In this article, the author shows how seemingly obvious arguments proporting the demise of the male-dominated workplace actually offer men a unique means to approaching and understanding feminism for the first time.