— Dorothy Snarker from AfterEllen.com
God bless women! Can I get
an amen? While it may seem redundant to sing
the praises of women on a site for gay/bi women, I say we can never lift our voices high enough when it
comes to the truly inspirational women of this world. I’ve always
looked to other women, real and fictional, as my role models. Whenever
I’m feeling a little down, I use their wit and wisdom to lift me up.
Whether on the big or small screen, something about the righteous (or
riotous) indignation of a woman is just so satisfying. It practically
So in honor of Scribegrrrl’s
impending departure (sob, sniffle, bawl!), let’s burn bright with
The Linster and I have assembled some of the best speechifying by fabulous female characters to celebrate the fabulous female that is
(The L Word): No additional explanation required.
(Designing Women): Sugarbaker sisterhood is powerful.
(Buffy the Vampire Slayer): Are you ready to be strong?
(Grey’s Anatomy): Five rules to live by.
(The West Wing): With friends like these.
(Star Trek: Voyager): Live long and, well, you know.
Thanks for the memories. Feel
free to share your own favorite female character moments below. So,
now can I get that amen?